Cell Biology

Faculty studying cell biology

Caroline Alexander

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Oncology
Analysis of breast development, signaling and disease

Jean-Michel Ane

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Bacteriology/Agronomy
Symbiotic associations between plants and microbes (bacteria and fungi)

Alan Attie

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Biochemistry
Genetics of type 2 diabetes and related metabolic diseases

Anjon Audhya

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Regulation of vesicle biogenesis and membrane transport during development

Arash Bashirullah

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Pharmacy
Intercellular communication: uncovering mechanisms that coordinate the development of multicellular organisms

Barak Blum

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Regenerative biology of the endocrine pancreas, genetics of type-1 and type-2 diabetes

Jake Brunkard

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Genetics
Plant Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics

David Eide

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Nutritional Science
How cells and organisms survive and thrive under nutrient-deficient conditions

Feyza Engin

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Diabetes and metabolic disorders, organelle dysfunction, stress responses, beta cell biology

Catherine Fox

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Mechanisms required for genome duplication and stability in eukaryotic organisms

Anne Griep

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Anatomy
My laboratory's focus is development and disorders of the visual system using the mouse as the model system

Mary Halloran

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Integrative Biology
Understanding mechanisms controlling development of the nervous system

Jeff Hardin

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Integrative Biology
Using C. elegans to study cell movement and adhesion during embryonic development

Aaron Hoskins

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Biochemistry
RNA splicing, gene expression, fluorescence microscopy, RNA/protein complexes

Zhen Huang

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Neurology and Nueroscience
Neuron and glial cell fate specification and differentiation, cortical neuron migration, migration disorders

Anna Huttenlocher

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Pediatrics
Cell migration, Wound repair, Inflammation

Akihiro Ikeda

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Medical Genetics
Identifying genes involved in aging, cell proliferation and neovascularization using mouse genetics

Junsu Kang

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Zebrafish, regeneration, fin, heart, enhancer, genetic mutant

Judith Kimble

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Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Medical Genetics
Molecular regulation of germ line self-renewal and differentiation in C. elegans

Dudley Lamming

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Medicine
Biology of aging and age-related diseases, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease

Robert Landick

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Biochemistry
RNA polymerase structure/function; regulation of RNA chain elongation

Ahmed Mahmoud

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Mammalian cardiac regeneration

Patrick Masson

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Genetics
Genetics of root growth behavior using Arabidopsis thaliana as a model system.

David McCulley

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Pediatrics
Developmental biology and genetics related to lung and pulmonary vascular development and disease.

Phil Newmark

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Integrative Biology
Germ cell development and regeneration in planarians; developmental biology of parasitic flatworms

Marisa Otegui

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Botany and Genetics
Cellular trafficking and signaling

Brian Parks

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Nutritional Sciences
Leveraging genetics to understand the pathways and molecular mechanisms that contribute to metabolic diseases.

Bret Payseur

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Genetics and Medical Genetics
Speciation, Evolution of Extreme Phenotypes, Recombination

Francisco Pelegri

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Genetics and Medical Genetics
Cellular and developmental mechanisms in the vertebrate egg-to-embryo transition, early cell fate specification

Jason Peters

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Pharmaceutical Sciences
Gene networks and genetic tools in bacteria.

Ahna Skop

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Genetics, Medical Genetics and Life Science Communications
Asymmetric cell division, cytokinesis, cell polarity & cell cycle genomics and proteomics

Michael Taylor

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School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
Genetic dissection of blood-brain barrier development

Randal Tibbetts

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Human Oncology
Genetic control of DNA replication and repair in mammals. Mechanisms of neurodegeneration in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Han Wang

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Integrative Biology
Genetic and Neural Dissection of Sleep in C. elegans

David Wassarman

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Medical Genetics
Mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration

Beth A. Weaver

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Cell and Regenerative Biology - McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
Mitosis, Aneuploidy, Cell Cycle, Cancer

Jill Wildonger

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Biochemistry
How neuronal structure and function is shaped by the microtubule cytoskeleton and polarized transport

Jerry Yin

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Genetics and Neurology
cAMP/PKA/dCREB2 signaling in sleep, memory formation, neurodegenerative diseases, developmental disabilities

Jing Zhang

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Oncology
Using genetically engineered mouse models to study normal and mutant hematopoietic stem cell functions