Development

Faculty studying development

Caroline Alexander

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Oncology
Analysis of breast development, signaling and disease

Reid Alisch

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Neurological Surgery
The role of epigenetics in human health and disease processes, particularly in relation to the origins of mental illness.

Richard Amasino

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Biochemsitry
Understanding how plants sense and respond to seasonal environmental changes

Jean-Michel Ane

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

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

Seth Blair

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Integrative Biology
Developmental genetics of patterning and cell signaling in Drosophila

Barak Blum

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

Grace Boekhoff-Falk

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Anatomy
Developmental biology, gene expression, hormones, growth and differentiation factors

Hao Chang

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Dermatology
Planar cell polarity in mammalian skin development and cancer

Qiang Chang

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Medical Genetics and Neurology
DNA methylation-dependent epigenetic regulation of brain functions

Daniel S. Greenspan

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Genes important to vertebrate development and human disease

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

Yevgenya Grinblat

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Integrative Biology and Neuroscience
Pattern formation, neural development, zebrafish developmental genetics

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

Melissa Harrison

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Studying embryonic development to understand the transcriptional mechanisms for a totipotent state

Zhen Huang

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

Junsu Kang

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

Nancy Keller

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Bacteriology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Exploring genetic regulation of virulence and natural product synthesis by fungi

Judith Kimble

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

Allen Laughon

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Genetics and Medical Genetics
Smad transcription factors and associated cofactors in response to TGF-beta signaling

Peter Lewis

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Epigenetic Mechanisms in Development and Cancer

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

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

Ahna Skop

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

Rupa Sridharan

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Epigenetics and Induced pluripotent stem cells

Michael Taylor

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

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

Deneen Wellik

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Cell & Regenerative Biology
The role of Hox genes in the development, growth and homeostasis of the adult skeleton, muscle and lung.

Jill Wildonger

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

Jae-hyuk Yu

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Bacteriology
Molecular genetics and genomics of spore formation and mycotoxin biosynthesis in filamentous fungi

Jing Zhang

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

Xinyu Zhao

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Neuroscience
Genetics and epigenetic regulation of neural stem cells and neuronal development

Xuehua Zhong

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Genetics
Mechanisms and roles of epigenetic modifications underpinning various biological processes