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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
Lab Website​
- 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
Lab Website​
- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students

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 - Richard Benninger 

Richard Benninger​

Research Interest: The role of cellular excitability and electrical synapses in pancreatic islet function, and dysfunction in diabetes, ageing and therapeutic treatments
-Maybe Available for Rotations and 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 Lab Website​

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 - Peter Dempsey 

Peter Dempsey

Research Interest: Extracellular Signals in Intestinal Stem Cell Niche
- Maybe 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 - Katherine Fantauzzo 

Katherine Fantauzzo

Research Interest: Receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in mammalian craniofacial development
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students Lab Website

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
Lab Website​
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Joan Hooper 

Joan Hooper

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

CSD Faculty - Ethan Hughes 

Ethan Hughes

Research Interest: Neuron-glia interactions, Oligodendrocyte lineage cells, and Repair in the Adult CNS
Lab Website
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Aaron Johnson 

Aaron Johnson

Lab Website- Maybe Available for Rotations & Taking Students

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 - Traci Lyons 

Traci Lyons

- 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
Lab Website​
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Jamie Nichols 

Jamie Nichols

Research Interest: Skeletal development and variability
Lab Website
- 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
Lab Website​
- 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 Lab Website - Available for Rotations, Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Tania Reis 

Tâ​nia 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 - 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 - Angie Ribera 

Angie Ribera

Research Interest: Our laboratory is interested in determining the mechanisms that direct differentiation of electrical excitability in neurons, and, in turn, how activity regulates neuronal development
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Dennis Roop 

Dennis Roop

Research Interest: Skin development and disease

CSD Faculty - Holger Russ 

Holger Russ

Research Interest: Our laboratory is interested in insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells in health and disease.
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students

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 - Lori Sussel 

Lori Sussel

Research Interest: The main focus of our research is to understand the complex transcriptional networks that regulate development, differentiation and function of the pancreas
- Available for Rotations, Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Chandra Tucker 

Chandra Tucker

Research Interest:
- Available for Rotations; Taking Students

CSD Faculty - Rajeev Vibhakar

Rajeev Vibhakar

- Maybe 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
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