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Altmann, Jeanne Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Animal behavior and physiology
Altmann, Stuart Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Behavior, such as social communication, the evolution of mating systems, the energetics of behavior, foraging, and diet selection.
Andolfatto, Peter Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Evolution and genetics
Austin, Robert Physics What physics can do for biology, what biology can do for physics. Dynamics of proteins, DNA and cells
Bassler, Bonnie Molecular Biology Intercellular communication and quorum sensing in bacteria
Berry, Michael J. Molecular Biology/ Neuroscience Institute Neural computation in the retina
Bialek, William Physics/Lewis-Sigler Institute Coding, computation and learning in the nervous system; noise and the physical limits to biological functions; statistical mechanics and information theory
Botstein, David Molecular Biology/Lewis-Sigler Institute Genome-wide studies of gene expression through the life cycle and experimental evolution of budding yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae); quantitative analysis and intuitive display of genome-scale biological information.
Botvinick, Matthew  Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Neural and computational basis of cognitive control, decision making, working memory
Boulanger, Lisa Molecular Biology/ Princeton Neuroscience Institute Neuronal functions of immune molecules
Brody, Carlos  Molecular Biology/ Princeton Neuroscience Institute Quantitative approaches to systems neuroscience
Burdine, Rebecca Molecular Biology Left-Right Patterning in the Vertebrate Embryo
Callan, Curtis Physics Theoretical problems in genomics
Car, Roberto Chemistry Chemical physics and materials science; electronic structure theory and ab-initio molecular dynamics. Computer modeling and simulation of solids, liquids, disordered systems, and molecular structures. Structural phase transitions and chemical reactions.
Carey, Jannette Chemistry Biophysical chemistry: molecular origins of macromolecular affinity and specificity
Carmona, Rene Operations Research and Financial Engineering Statistical data analysis. Signal and image reconstructions. The mathematics of functional imaging of the brain.
Chazelle, Bernard Computer Science Theoretical computer science, with a particular emphasis on the theory of algorithms and data structures
Cinlar, Erhan Operations Research and Financial Engineering All aspects of stochastic modeling and applied probability: Markov processes, particle systems with creation and annihilation, dynamic population models, and transport by stochastic flows.
Cohen, Jonathan Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Control
Conway, Andrew Psychology Functional and Effective Connectivity of Working Memory Networks
Couzin, Iain Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Collective Animal Behavior
Cristea, Ileana Molecular Biology Proteomic-Genomic approaches to chromatin and its modulation by viruses
Daubechies, Ingrid Mathematics Time-frequency analysis and applications
Dobkin, David Computer Science Research lies between the areas of computational geometry and computer graphics
Dobson, Andrew P. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Conservation biology and disease control; population dynamics and coevolution of parasites and their hosts; population dynamics and life-history strategies of birds, primates, and elephants
Eggenschwiler, Jonathan  Molecular Biology Genetic analysis of mouse neural development
Enquist, Lynn Molecular Biology/ Princeton Neuroscience Institute Neurovirology
Fan, Jianqing Operations Research and Financial Engineering Biostatistics, data-analytic modeling, functional data analysis, survival analysis, and computational biology. Primary research focuses on developing and justifying statistical methods that arise from various scientific disciplines.
Finkelstein, Adam Computer Science Computer graphics
Fiske, Susan Psychology Social Neuroscience related to social cognition: prejudice, social emotions, and dispositional attribution
Flint, Jane Molecular Biology Regulation of viral and cellular gene expression in adenovirus-infected cells
Floudas, Christodoulos Chemical Engineering Chemical process systems engineering at the interface of chemical engineering, applied mathematics, operations research, computer science, and molecular biology
Fresco, Jacques Molecular Biology A new approach to gene therapy; cytogenetic probes for amplified cancer-relevant genes; physical-chemical studies of nucleic acids; mutagenic mechanisms; molecular mechanisms
Funkhouser, Thomas Computer Science Structural bioinformatics and computer graphics.
Gammie, Alison Molecular Biology DNA mismatch repair and colorectal cancer
Gavis, Elizabeth Molecular Biology Neural development and mRNA localization in Drosophila
Gelperin, Alan Molecular Biology Biological, computational and electronic olfaction; learning and memory
Ghazanfar, Asif
Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Primate Neuroethology and Multisensory Integration
Gitai, Zemer
Molecular Biology Bacterial Cell Biology: Fundamentals of Cytoskeletal Dynamics, Polarity,and Mitosis
Gould, Elizabeth  Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Neurogenesis and hippocampal function
Gould, James  Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Programming and decision making in animals
Graham, Andrea Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Graziano, Michael
Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Sensorimotor Integration
Gregor, Thomas Physics/Lewis-Sigler Institute Biophysics, Quantitative approaches to systems and developmental biology
Grenfell, Bryan
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Woodrow Wilson School Population biology, disease dynamics
Gross, Charles Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Functions of the cerebral cortex in behavior
Groves, John T. Chemistry The interface of organic, inorganic, and biological chemistry
Hasan, Zahid Physics Spectroscopic studies of strongly interacting quantum electron (many-body) systems and macroscopic co-operative phenomena
Hasson, Uri
Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Developing new methods to assess both shared and idiosyncratic aspects of the cortical response time courses across individuals
Hau, Michaela Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Ecology and evolution of physiological systems in birds 
Haxby, James Psychology Investigating the neural systems that face and object perception
Hecht, Michael Chemistry Design of de novo proteins
Hedin, Lars O. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Ecosystem analysis, with emphasis on the emergence and maintenance broad-scale patterns in the cycling of nutrients and trace gases
Hoebel, Bart 
Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Behavioral Neuroscience
Holmes, Philip
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Nonlinear dynamics and differential equations, developing qualitative and analytical methods for studying mathematical models of solid, fluid, and biological systems
Hopfield, John Molecular Biology/Lewis-Sigler Institute Computational neurobiology/biophysics
Horn, Henry  Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Natural history, adaptive geometry of trees
Hughson, Fred Molecular Biology Structural foundations of intracellular transport and secretion
Jacobs, Barry
Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Brain Monoamine Neurotransmitters
Kang, Yibin Molecular Biology Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis
Kastner, Sabine Psychology Neural mechanisms for visual perception and its modulation by cognitive processes such as attention, memory and learning in the human brain
Landweber, Laura Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Molecular evolution of scrambled genes, the genetic code, RNA; RNA editing, in vitro evolution, DNA computers
Leonard, Naomi Mechanical and Aeropace Engineering Nonlinear control theory; Geometric mechanics and control; Control of underactuated dynamical systems; Cooperative and coordinated control of groups/formations; Mobile sensor networks and adaptive ocean sampling; Underwater gliders and other autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs)
Levin, Simon A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Dynamics of populations and communities; spatial heterogeneity and problems of scale; evolutionary ecology; theoretical and mathematical ecology; biodiversity and ecosystem processes; dynamics of disease
Li, Kai Computer Science Computer architecture, operating systems, parallel systems, and networking
Link, James Chemical Engineering/ Molecular Biology Protein engineering and chemical biology
Mahmoud, Adel Molecular Biology Global health: infectious disease; burden of illness; expanding threat; vaccines and control strategies
Murphy, Coleen
Molecular Biology/Lewis-Sigler Institute/Neuroscience Molecular mechanisms of aging
Murthy, Mala  Molecular Biology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Neural codes underlying olfactory and auditory perception in Drosophila
Nelson, Celeste
Molecular Biology Development of three-dimensional tissues
Niv, Yael  Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Human and animal reinforcement learning and decision making.
Norman, Kenneth  Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
Notterman, Dan Molecular Biology Tumor biology; gene-environment interactions in children's development
Ong, Nai-Phuan Physics Strange-metal aspects of the cuprate superconductors, vortex lattice melting and dynamics, Josephson plasma oscillations, giant magnetoresistance in manganites, and scanning Hall probe imaging
Pacala, Stephen W. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Population biology and community ecology of plants; theoretical and mathematical ecology; global interactions among the biosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere
Rabinowitz, Joshua
Chemistry/Lewis-Sigler Institute Uses a robust means of measuring the concentrations and fluxes of numerous intracellular metabolites in parallel.
Rada, Pedro Psychology/Princeton Neuroscience Institute Vivo Measurement of Neurotrnsmitters in Neural Circuits for Appetite Control and Drug Addiction
Rose, Mark Molecular Biology Cell biology and genetics in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Rosenberg, Leon Molecular Biology The medical and health research enterprise: organization, issues, and policy considerations
Rubenstein, Daniel Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Decision-making in animals
Rusinkiewicz, Szymon Computer Science Acquisition and use of 3D shape and appearance data of physical objects
Schapire, Robert Computer Science Machine learning; using data to make accurate predictions. Classification of learning problems in which the goal is to classify objects of some kind into a fixed set of categories.
Schedl, Paul Molecular Biology Control of gene expression and early development in Drosophila melanogaster
Schupbach, Gertrud Molecular Biology Genetic and molecular analysis of oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster
Schwarzbauer, Jean Molecular Biology Extracellular matrix regulation of cell functions
Semmelhack, Martin Chemistry Organic Synthesis and Organometallic Chemistry: Development of synthesis methodology with transition metal reagents; synthesis of unusual ring systems in natural and unnatural molecules; functional models of the enediyne toxins
Shaevitz, Joshua Physics/Lewis-Sigler Institute Experimental research in cellular and molecular biophysics
Shenk, Thomas Molecular Biology Human cytomegalovirus replication and pathogenesis
Silhavy, Thomas Molecular Biology Protein targeting and signal transduction
Shvartsman, Stanislav Chemical Engineering/ Lewis-Sigler Institute Networks of intracellular proteins define the repertoire of cellular responses to environmental inputs
Silver, Lee Molecular Biology/ Woodrow Wilson School Social and ethical implications of advances in reproductive technology and genetics
Singer, Burton Woodrow Wilson School Development of mathematical and statistical methods for analysis of longitudinal surveys in sociology, economics, and epidemiology; identification of social, biological, and environmental risks associated with vector-borne diseases in the tropics and chronic diseases of the elderly; and integration of psychosocial and biological evidence to characterize pathways to alternative states of health.
Singh, Jaswinder Pal Computer Science Boundary of applications and high-performance (parallel/distributed) systems. Includes development of effective parallel and distributed applications on many high-performance platforms, and studying the implications of these applications for the design of multiprocessor architectures, programming models and software systems.
Singh, Mona Computer Science/Lewis-Sigler Institute Bioinformatics; developing computational methods for deciphering genomic data at the level of proteins; algorithms for genome-level analysis of protein structure, function and interactions.
Sondhi, Shivaji Physics Materials in which the interactions among the electrons are important, even for a qualitative understanding of their behavior.
Steiglitz, Kenneth Computer Science Storage of information in states of optical solitons, the transformation of these states when solitons collide, and the computational power of solitonic systems.
Stengel, Robert Electrical Engineering Bioinformatic and biostatistical analysis of colorectal cancer; improving the efficiency, performance, and safety of air transportation in the United States by identifying promising targets for development, by conducting associated long-term research, and by educating technological leaders.
Stern, David Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Evolutionary developmental biology
Stock, Jeffry Molecular Biology Membrane receptors and signal transduction
Storey, John Molecular Biology/Lewis-Sigler Institute Quantitative and functional genomics
Tank, David Molecular Biology/Lewis-Sigler Institute/ Neuroscience/Physics Measurement and analysis of neural circuit dynamics
Troyanskaya, Olga Computer Science/Lewis-Sigler Institute Computational methods with an experimental component to develop comprehensive descriptions of genetic systems of cellular controls, including those whose malfunctioning becomes the basis of genetic disorders or others whose failure might produce developmental defects in model systems.
Wang, Samuel S.H. Molecular Biology/ Neuroscience Institute Dynamics and learning in neural circuits
Ward, Bess B. Geology Marine and global nitrogen cycle, molecular and immunological probes for marine bacteria and bacterial processes (especially nitrification and denitrification), microbial ecology, xenobiotic transformations by bacterial communities
Wieschaus, Eric Molecular Biology Patterning in the early Drosophila embryo
Wilcove, David Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Woodrow Wilson School Conservation; policy
Wingreen, Ned Molecular Biology/Lewis-Sigler Institute Intracellular networks in bacteria
Zakian, Virginia Molecular Biology DNA replication and chromosome structure in yeast; telomeres; trinucleotide repeats