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CSD Graduate Program
 

Cell Biology, Stem Cells and Development

Faculty Members


CSD Faculty - Bruce Appel


Bruce Appel

Research Interest: Development and repair of the vertebrate nervous system
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students



CSD Faculty - Kristin Artinger

Kristin Artinger

Research Interest: Molecular, genetic and developmental mechanisms involved in the patterning of the early spinal cord (neural plate) during vertebrate embryogenesis
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students



CSD Faculty - Vivek Balasubramaniam

Vivek Balasubramaniam

Research Interest: Pulmonary development and injury



CSD Faculty - Linda Barlow

Linda Barlow

Research Interest: Developmental neurobiology; patterning and formation of sensory organs
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students



CSD Faculty - Emily Bates

Emily Bates

Research Interest: Mechanisms underlying developmental signaling in mice and in fruit flies and genetic modeling of human disorders
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Brad Bendiak

Brad Bendiak

Research Interest: Structural analysis of protein glycosylation using NMR and mass spectrometry


CSD Faculty - Steve Britt

Steve Britt

Research Interest: Molecular genetics of eye development and vision
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Joseph Brzezinski

Joseph Brzezinski

Research Interest: Development of the mammalian retina
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - John Caldwell

John Caldwell

Research Interest: Functional regulation of ion channels in plasma membranes and Golgi membranes using electrophysiology and molecular biology
 


CSD Faculty - David Clouthier

David Clouthier

Research Interest: Signaling pathways regulating craniofacial and cardiovascular development
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Richard Davis

Richard Davis

Research Interest: Programmed DNA elimination, novel RNAs, and RNA metabolism
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - James DeGregori

James DeGregori

Research Interest: Cancer Evolution and Cancer Signaling Pathways
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Stijn De Langhe

Stijn De Langhe

Research Interest: Lung development and regeneration


CSD Faculty - Tobias Eckle

Tobias Eckle

Research Interest: The role of circadian rhythm proteins in cellular adaptation to hypoxia and ischemia
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Thomas Evans

Tom Evans

Research Interest: Molecular and cellular mechanisms of early embryonic development in C. elegans using genetic and biochemical approaches
- Maybe Available for Rotations 2 and 3 & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Thomas Finger

Thomas Finger

Research Interest: Development and organization of taste and smell
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Santos Franco

Santos Franco

Research Interest: Neural stem cell fate-specification, neurogenesis, cell migration and circuit formation in the developing CNS
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Jim Hagman

Jim Hagman

Research Interest: Regulation of B lymphocyte - specific transcription and differentiation
- Maybe Available for Rotations 2 and 3 & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Joan Hooper

Joan Hooper

Research Interest: Cell determination, developmental patterning and hedgehog signaling in drosophila


CSD Faculty - Karen King

Karen King

Research Interest: Cellular response to mechanical loading in skeletal tissues; diabetes co-morbidity in orthopaedics
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Peter Koch

Peter Koch

Research Interest: Cell adhesion molecules in embryonic development and diseases


CSD Faculty - Maranke Koster

Maranke Koster

Research Interest: Signaling pathways that control epidermal development and differentiation
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Amanda Law

Amanda Law

Research Interest: Molecular, cellular and genetic basis of neurodevelopmental mechanisms involved in risk for schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Shi-Long Lu

Shi-Long Lu

Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms and targeted therapies for squamous cell carcinomas
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Wendy Macklin

Wendy Macklin

Research Interest: Oligodendrocyte development and disease
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Jim McManaman

Jim McManaman

Research Interest: Mechanisms of lipid droplet synthesis


CSD Faculty - Michael McMurray

Michael McMurray

Research Interest: Mechanisms of assembly and inheritance of dynamic macromolecular structures: Higher-order septin assemblies in budding yeast
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Jeffrey Moore

Jeffrey Moore

Research Interest:  Molecular regulation of the microtubule network in cell division and disease
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Lee Niswander

Lee Niswander

Research Interest: Genetic mechanisms of limb, lung, and neural development
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Karin Payne

Karin Payne

Research Interest: The therapeutic potential of bone marrow stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells.


CSD Faculty - Chad Pearson

Chad Pearson

Research Interest: Cell biology of the cytoskeleton: Centriole assembly and function
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Rytis Prekeris

Rytis Prekeris

Research Interest: The role of cell polarity during cell division, epithelial tissue morphogenesis and cancer cell metastasis


CSD Faculty - Yosef Refaeli

Yosef Refaeli

Research Interest: The role of MYC in the regulation of hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal, proliferation, differentiation and survival
 


CSD Faculty - Tania Reis

Tânia Reis

Research Interest: The Genetic Basis of Obesity and Neuronal Control of Energy Balance in Drosophila melanogaster
- Available for Rotations 2 and 3, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Diego Restrepo

Diego Restrepo

Research Interest: Olfactory signal transduction and olfactory sensory coding using electrophysiological, morphological and molecular techniques


CSD Faculty - Jane Reusch

Jane Reusch

Research Interest: Diabetes mediated changes in cardiovascular gene expression and functional exercise capacity: molecular to clinical


CSD Faculty - Mary Reyland

Mary Reyland

Research Interest: Role of protein kinase C in cell proliferation, apoptosis and cancer
- Available for Rotation 3, Maybe Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Dennis Roop

Dennis Roop

Research Interest: Skin development and disease


CSD Faculty - Julie Siegenthaler

Julie Siegenthaler

Research Interest:
- Available for Rotations; Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Kunhua Song

Kunhua Song

Research Interest:
- Available for Rotations; Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Chandra Tucker

Chandra Tucker

Research Interest:
- Available for Rotations; Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Xiao-Jing Wang

Xiao-Jing Wang

Research Interest: TGFbeta signaling in cancer and skin development
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Trevor Williams

Trevor Williams

Research Interest: Gene expression, the control of mammalian development, and genetic models of human birth defects
- Maybe Available for Rotations 2 & 3, Taking Students


CSD Faculty - Virginia Winn

Virginia Winn

Research Interest: Human Placental Development, Preeclampsia Pathogenesis, Cytotrophoblast Invasion
- Maybe Available for Rotations 2 & 3 and Taking Students


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