Career Development in Glycosciences | UCSD Faculty Mentors

Scholars interested in the  UC San Diego Program for Career Development in Glycosciences should contact an approved faculty mentor and be accepted into their research program. Approved Faculty Mentors are listed below with links to their lab websites. After appointment into the Mentor's laboratory, the Mentor can submit an application package on behalf of the Scholar.


Lars Bode, PhD

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Human Milk Glycans



Michael D. Burkart, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
Antibiotic Biosynthesis

Andrew Chisholm, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
C.elegans Development 

Adam Engler, PhD

 Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Extracellular Matrix

Jeffrey D. Esko, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
Proteoglycans 

Mark M. Fuster, MD

Associate Professor
UC San Diego -  VAMC
Angiogenesis & Cancer

Pascal Gagneux, PhD

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Reproduction

Richard L. Gallo, MD,PhD

Professor and Chair
UC San Diego
Skin Biology

Kamil Godula, PhD

Associate Professor
UC San DIego
Glycoengineering

Philip Gordts, PhD

Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Lipid Metabolism

Tracy M. Handel, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
Chemokines

Nathan E. Lewis, PhD

Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Systems Biology

Victor Nizet, MD

Professor
UC San Diego
Bacterial Pathogenesis

Bernhard Palsson, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
Systems Biology

Gentry N. Patrick, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
Neurobiology
 
Gulcin Pekkurnaz, PhD
Assistant Professor
UC San Diego
Neurobiology

Christina Sigurdson,PhD

Associate Professor
UC San Diego
Protein Aggregation

Yitzhak Tor, PhD

Professor
UC San Diego
Aminoglycosides

Ajit Varki, MD

Professor
UC San Diego
Sialic Acids

Alice Yu, MD, PhD

Professor Emeritus
UC San Diego
Antiganglioside Therapy