Molecular Genetics, Cell and Development

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Genetics of planar cell polarity and genetics of cuticle formation

PI: Paul Adler
Bergland

Ecological and evolutionary genetics

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Mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease

The neurobiology of appetite, digestion, and metabolism

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The interaction between plants and microbes

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Mechanisms of neural development and disease

Cell adhesion and mechanotransduction in vertebrate morphogenesis

Frog

Genetics of embryonic eye development

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Signal processing by the central nervous system

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Mechanisms of genetic and metabolic adaptation in the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

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Mechanisms regulating polarized cell growth

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The role of glial-glial interactions during nervous system devleopment, disease and regeneration

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Retinal Development and Disease

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Genetics of obesity, diabetes, and aging

PI: Eyleen Jorgelina O'Rourke
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Developmental genetics, evolution and regeneration of adult morphology in vertebrates

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Biology of the dynamic actin filament cytoskeleton

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Regulation of neural stem cell proliferation

Molecular Mechanisms of Early Vertebrate Development and Morphogenesis

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Molecular Mechanisms of Early Vertebrate Development and Morphogenesis. Application to Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

 

Other Faculty in Molecular Genetics, Cell & Development

Claire Cronmiller
 

Adrian Halme
Tissue regeneration and developmental homeostasis
 

Raymond Keller
The Keller lab studies early vertebrate morphogenesis and development.

Michael Timko
The Timko laboratory studies the functional genomics of host -parasite interactions using a variety of molecular and cell biological approaches and computational analyses. 

Michael Wormington