Development

Faculty studying development

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

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

Kerri Coon

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Bacteriology
Insect-microbe interactions, impacts of gut microbes on the biology of disease vectors

Daniela Drummond-Barbosa

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Genetics
Stem cell metabolism and physiology, oogenesis, Drosophila genetics

Daniel S. Greenspan

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

Yevgenya Grinblat

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Integrative Biology and Neuroscience
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
We use the C. elegans embryo as a model for investigating cell movement and cell adhesion during embryonic development; understanding how cells move, and how they make and break adhesions has important implications for understanding birth defects during human development and for understanding cancer progression.

Melissa Harrison

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Transcriptional regulation during development

David Hershey

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Bacteriology
Mechanisms of surface colonizatoin in bacteria, mechanosensing, extracellular matrix biosynthesis

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

Judith Kimble

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

Peter Lewis

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Biomolecular Chemistry
Mechanisms of chromatin assembly, gene silencing, and epigenetic inheritance

Ahmed Mahmoud

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Mammalian cardiac regeneration

Mark Mandel

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Medical Microbiology and Immunology

Patrick Masson

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

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
Plant Molecular and Cell Biology; Plant Genetics and Development

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: histone modification crosstalk and RNA processing,
Development and differentiation: from mouse and human stem cells
Genomics: Single cell transcriptomics and epigenomics

Owen Tamplin

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Cell and Regenerative Biology
Blood stem cells and their microenvironment

Michael Taylor

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School of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Division
Regulation of CNS angiogenesis and barriergenesis

Daifeng Wang

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Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Gene regulatory networks, functional genomics, genotype-phenotype prediction, single-cell biology, brain disorders

Han Wang

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Integrative Biology
Molecular and Circuit Mechanisms of Sleep and Behaviors in C. elegans; Development of Novel Genetic Tools

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.

Jae-hyuk Yu

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

Fei Zhao

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Comparative Biosciences
Sex organ development

Xinyu Zhao

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