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Lai Lab

We are interested in understanding how animals process both external and internal sensory information to interact appropriately with their environment.

  • Helen Lai, Ph.D.

Larynx Lab

The UT Larynx Lab is a collaboration between The University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern. Our research focuses on the role of the larynx in vocal production and sensorimotor voice and breathing disorders.

  • Adrianna Shembel, Ph.D.

Le Lab

Welcome to the Le Laboratory in the Department of Dermatology and Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. One aim of our lab is to help train the next generation of scientists and physicians.

  • Lu Q. Le, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurofibromatosis Dermatology cancer biology stem cells Hair Development Epithelial stem cells Skin stem cells Hair stem cells

Lee Lab

Our research is aimed at innovating and translating computational technology to advance biomedical research and medical diagnoses/treatments.

  • Jeon Lee, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Lehrman Lab

The Lehrman lab uses biochemical approaches to study the functions of sugars and sugar-polymers coupled to proteins and lipids, and as free molecules. Our work involves broken-cell systems, living cultured cells, and animals. This area of research, known as Glycobiology, is an emerging field that encompasses most aspects of biology and medicine.

  • Mark Lehrman, Ph.D.
Biological Chemistry Cell and Molecular Biology

Levi Lab

Our mission is to improve the lives of people living with skin and musculoskeletal diseases through rigorous science and compassion.

  • Benjamin Levi, M.D.
Biomedical Engineering Genetics, Development and Disease

Li (Bo) Lab

We are interested in understanding the process of co-evolution of tumor and immune cells during cancer development, which can be tracked from clonal expansion events, together with components of the tumor microenvironment and infiltrating immune repertoire.

  • Bo Li, PhD

Li (Nan) Lab

The N-LAB's mission is to develop novel neuroimaging and neuroengineering methods to integrate molecular and system neuroscience and solve brain science problems.

  • Nan Li, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering Neuroscience

Li (Wen-hong) Lab

The overarching goal of Wen-hong Li Lab is to investigate mechanisms responsible for maintaining islet cell function and to devise new strategies for enhancing beta cell fitness and robustness to prevent or treat diabetes.

  • Wen-hong Li
Diabetes Islet biology chemical biology drug delivery molecular imaging
Biological Chemistry Biomedical Engineering

Li (Xiaochun) Lab

Our lab focuses on membrane proteins in cholesterol biogenesis, transport, and signaling using multiple approaches from protein engineering, to x-ray crystallography and cryo-EM.

  • Xiaochun Li, Ph.D.
Cell and Molecular Biology Molecular Biophysics

Li (Xin) Lab

Our lab lies in studying host-microbiota interactions in health and disease. Using innovative techniques in microbiology and immunology, and multiple model organisms (bacteria, fungi, drosophila, mice, and humans), his research aims to investigate the fundamental mechanisms by which gut commensal bacteria and fungi regulate local and systemic inflammatory immune responses.

  • Xin Li, Ph.D.
mucosal immunity Innate Immunity Inflammation Gut microbiome
Immunology Molecular Microbiology

Ligorio Lab

Our mission is to understand the most fundamental questions in cancer biology, such as tumor initiation, progession, and response to therapy, through state-of-the-art experimentation, fruitful collaborations and, above all, out-of-the box thinking to develop novel, safe(r) and more effective therapies to win the fight against cancer!

  • Matteo Ligorio, M.D., Ph.D.
Cancer Biology

Lin (Milo) Lab

The Lin lab develops theoretical models and uses computational tools to find the performance limits of complex biological systems. 

  • Milo M. Lin, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering Molecular Biophysics

Lin (Weichun) Lab

The goal of Lin (Weichun) Lab's research is to understand how neurons establish synaptic connections during development, and how these connections are maintained throughout adulthood. Toward this goal, we are currently focusing on the following two areas of research.

  • Weichun Lin, Ph.D.

Lin (Yingxi) Lab

The Lin Lab studies the transformation of brief experiences into enduring memories, their impact on behaviors, and the differing responses seen in both healthy and diseased conditions. Utilizing a multidisciplinary approach, our research explores how experience-induced genetic programs establish connections between experiences and synaptic modifications within neural circuits, ultimately driving persistent behavioral changes.

  • Yingxi Lin, Ph.D.

Liou Lab

The Liou Lab seeks to understand the principles underlying communication between organelles within mammalian cells.

  • Jen Liou, Ph.D.
Cellular Physiology
Cell and Molecular Biology

Liszczak Lab

Glen Liszczak  laboratory is exploring cellular signaling mechanisms that regulate transcription and preserve genome stability.

  • Glen Liszczak, Ph.D.
Biological Chemistry

Liu (Chen) Lab

The Liu lab investigates genetic and environmental factors leading towards obesity and metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents.

  • Chen Liu, Ph.D.

Liu (Jiaen) Lab

BiMIR aims at pushing the state of the art in clinical diagnosis and benefit to patients by developing novel medical imaging technologies and enhancing our understanding of the underlying tissue health conditions.

  • Jiaen Liu, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Liu (Li) Lab

The Liu Lab is Interested in developing and evaluating novel therapies, notably targeting tumor vasculatures.

  • Li Liu, Ph.D.
Image-guided therapy Breast Cancer
Biomedical Engineering

Liu (Xin) Lab

Xin Liu Lab is interested in understanding the regulation of transcription and chromatin dynamics underlying many fundamental biological processes including differentiation, development, and oncogenesis.

  • Xin Liu, Ph.D.
Molecular Biophysics

Liu (Yi) Lab

The Liu Lab is interested in the functions and mechanism of codon usage biases, circadian clocks, and non-coding RNA

  • Yi Liu, Ph.D.
Transcription codon usage circadian clock RNA interference translation Transcription Neurospora
Genetics, Development and Disease

Liu (Zhi-Ping) Lab

The major interest of my lab is to understand the transcriptional regulatory mechanisms involved in human diseases with a focus on cardiovascular diseases and cancer. 

  • Zhi-Ping Liu, Ph.D.
Genetics, Development and Disease

Louis Lab

Our mission is to better unravel the causes and mechanisms underlying tremor disorders as well as understand the clinical features of these disorders.

  • Elan Louis, M.D.

Louros Lab

The Louros Lab uses a hybrid approach combining molecular biophysics, structural biology, and bioinformatics to investigate protein stability, misfolding, and aggregation, with a particular interest in neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Nikolaos Louros, Ph.D.
Amyloid diseases neurodegenerative disorders protein misfolding protein aggregation structural biology alzheimer's disease parkinson's disease bioinformatics
Molecular Biophysics