Cell Biology Research Focus

Brugia malayi embryo, carrying the endosymbiont Wolbachia (green) in posterior dorsal blastomeres. Photo by Frederic Landmann

The faculty members focusing on research related to cell biology are as follows.

Needhi Bhalla Meiotic Chromosome Dynamics

Barry Bowman Functions of ATPases in Active Transport

David Boyd Viral immunology, respiratory viruses, stromal cells, lung biology, lung extracellular matrix

Valerie Cortez RNA viruses, epithelial biology, and mucosal immunology

Lindsay Hinck Cellular Interactions During Organogenesis and Tumorigenesis

Rohinton Kamakaka Transcriptional Silencing and Insulators

Doug Kellogg Control of Cell Growth and Size

Bill Saxton Cytoskeletal Motors and Active Transport Processes

Shaheen Sikandar Functional heterogeneity among normal and cancer stem cells

Susan Strome Chromatin and RNA Regulation in C. elegans

William Sullivan Cell Cycle, Cytoskeleton, and Host-pathogen Interactions

Zhu Wang Prostate development and cancer, tissue stem cells

Jordan Ward Probing C. elegans development, cellular differentiation, and parasitic disease

Martha Zuñiga Cell Biology of Class I Histocompatibility Molecules

Yi Zuo  Synapse Plasticity and Learning/memory