Teaching Faculty

Gregory W. Aponte's picture
Nutrition: Gut-Brain Axis
Danica Chen's picture
Molecular and cell biology, Physiology, Metabolic biology, Biology of aging, Stem cell biology
Marc Hellerstein's picture
Professor, The Dr. Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Chair in Metabolic Nutrition
Metabolic Biology
Sona Kang's picture
Associate Professor
Metabolic biology
Epigenetic and transcriptional regulation of adipose biology
David Moore's picture
Hormone signaling, particularly by nuclear receptors. Metabolic regulation in normal and disease states.
Anders M. Näär's picture
Professor of Metabolic Biology
Metabolic Biology
Gene Expression
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Professor of Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, and Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology
James Olzmann's picture
Associate Professor
Cell biology, chemical biology, systems biology
Lipid droplets, organelle crosstalk, and lipotoxicity in metabolic diseases and cancer
Andreas Stahl's picture
Metabolic diseases, adipocyte biology, liver cancer, lipid transport, in vivo imaging, bioluminescent probes for macro- and micro-nutrients, tissue engineering and hydrogels, cellular biomechanics, human iPSC-based microfluidic devices
Hei Sook SUL's picture
Professor, Doris H. Calloway Chair in Human Nutrition
Regulation of Adipose Tissue Development and Lipid Metabolism
Denis Titov's picture
Assistant Professor
Regulation of Human Metabolic Pathways; Molecular Basis of Aging; Systems and Computational Biology
Jen Chywan Wang's picture
Molecular Endocrinology, Metabolic Regulation of Glucocorticoid Receptor, Metabolic Diseases

Professors of the Graduate School

Joseph Napoli's picture
Ruth Okey Professor of Nutrition and Toxicology
Metabolic Biology
Barry SHANE's picture
Professor of the Graduate School

Cooperative Extension Specialists

Susana Matias's picture
Cooperative Extension Specialist
Public health nutrition

Adjunct Faculty

Dale E. JOHNSON's picture
Adjunct Professor
Ronald M KRAUSS's picture
Adjunct Professor
Dietary, genetic and drug effects on lipoprotein metabolism and cardiometabolic risk.
Mary N. R. Lesser's picture
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Researcher, Pediatric Dietitian
Maternal Nutrition, Developmental Nutrition, Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
Mikelle McCoin's picture
Assistant Adjunct Professor, Dietetics Program Director
Gunes Parlakgul's picture
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Organelle structure and function, spatio-temporal regulation of metabolism, high-resolution microcopy, deep-learning and neural-networks for image analysis
Veerle Rottiers, PhD's picture
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Metabolism, Aging, Obesity, Genetics, C. elegans

Affiliated Faculty

Rachel Brem's picture
Associate Professor
Fungi as a model system for the study of genetic variation and evolution
Andrew Dillin's picture
Endocrinology and genetics of aging.
Emily Goldberg's picture
Assistant Professor of Medicine, UCSF
inflammation regulation and metabolic health
Holly Ingraham's picture
Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Hormones and Nerves in Female Physiology
Suneil Koliwad's picture
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
lipid and energy metabolism, inflammation, innate immunity, and neural circuits controlling appetite and peripheral metabolic pathways
Gregory Ku's picture
Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
pancreatic beta cell
Samantha Lewis's picture
Assistant Professor
mitochondrial biogenesis, mitochondrial genome inheritance, organelle assembly, DNA replication, cell metabolism, interactions between membrane-bound organelles
Christian Vaisse's picture
Vera M. Long Endowed Chair in Diabetes Research Professor, UCSF
genetic predisposition to obesity and diabetes
Allison Xu's picture
Professor, Joseph and Vera Long Foundation Endowed Professor in Diabetes and Obesity Research, UCSF
Neuronal regulation of energy balance, glucose and lipid metabolism