Hatoon Baazim

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Hatoon Baazim was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where she received a BCs degree in Biochemistry at King Saud University. She then moved to Thuwal, to King Abdulla University for Science and Technology (KAUST), where she received her MSc degree in Bioscience…

Furkan Burak

Research Associate
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. M. Furkan Burak is a clinical fellow in Brigham and Women’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Division of Endocrinology and research fellow in the Sabri Ülker Center. He graduated from Kocaeli University School of Medicine. After his initial postdoctoral fellowship at the Sabri Ülker Center…

Zhe Cao

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Zhe Cao grew up in Anhui, an inland province of central China. He did his undergraduate at Nanjing University (NJU) and then his PhD with Dr. Ho Yi Mak in Life Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Using the nematode C. elegans, Zhe investigated conserved mechanisms of lipid droplet expansion…

Shijun Deng

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Shijun Deng grew up in Guangdong, a province in southern China. He recently received his PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta in Canada, where he investigated the molecular mechanism of PCSK9-mediated cholesterol metabolism…

Renata Gonçalves

Renata Gonçalves

Research Associate
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr Gonçalves grew up in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She completed her PhD on mitochondrial metabolism of blood-sucking mosquitoes at joint program from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and NIH/NIAID, USA. During her postdoctoral training she focused on the mechanism of mitochondrial oxidant species production…

Isabel Graupera

Visiting Scientist
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Isabel Graupera is from Barcelona, Catalonia. She received her M.D. degree at UAB University and completed her hepatologist residency at Hospital Sant Pau. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Barcelona…

Tony Hui

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Hui’s research focuses on understanding metabolism with a quantitative and systems approach. Specifically, he integrates isotope tracing, mass spectrometry, and quantitative modeling to determine metabolic fluxes in important animal models. Fluxes are the most fundamental functional property of metabolism…

Karen Inouye

Karen Inouye

Research Scientist
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Karen Inouye grew up in a suburb of Montreal, Quebec and then moved to Oakville, Ontario during high school. She did her undergraduate studies at Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario and then her PhD in Physiology at the University of Toronto, in the lab of Dr. Mladen Vranic, one of the last fellows in the lab of Dr. George Best, co-discoverer of insulin…

Nora Kory

Nora Kory

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Metabolism

Dr. Kory’s laboratory combines functional genomics, metabolite profiling, imaging, cell biology, and biochemistry approaches to address these questions at the molecular and physiological levels and determine how mitochondrial transport is altered in disease…