Drosophila and other insects

Faculty studying drosophila and other insects

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

Grace Boekhoff-Falk

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

Melissa Harrison

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

Allen Laughon

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

John Pool

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Genetics
Population genomics and the genetic basis of adaptive evolution

Sushmita Roy

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Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
Machine learning methods; the structure, function and evolution of regulatory networks; predictive models

Nathaniel Sharp

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Genetics
Mutation, Evolution, Genome Architecture, Genetic Variation, Sexual Selection

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)

David Wassarman

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Medical Genetics
Mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration

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