Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions

Cell biology disciplines studied by faculty in students in MCB range from understanding cell signaling pathways to examining cell interactions in development and disease.

Signaling Mechanisms in Excitable Cells
Signal Transduction from the Cell Membrane to the Nucleus
Cell Migration
Biological Basis of Neoplasia
Logic Constructs and Methodologies of Biological Research

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Mechanisms of neuromodulation; speciation genetics
Complex molecular machines, cell biology, influenza, dengue
Molecular biomechanics of mitosis and the cytoskeleton
Molecular regulation of synaptic structure and function
Regulation of presyanptic functioning
cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases
Functional genomics of patterning and morphogenesis
Linking Signal Transduction to Gene Expression
Diabetes-Accelerated Atherosclerosis and Inflammation
Signal transduction in the nervous system
yeast cell cycle and quiescence
Study of cone photoreceptor biology.
Synapse formation
Ion Channel Structure, Function, and Regulation
cellular and molecular biology of tumor cell clusters
Regulation of neuron migration and cancer
Plant-microbe interactions
environmental toxicity
regulation of proteins through ubiquitin-like modifications
Microenvironmental regulation of disseminated tumor cells
Membrane lipid regulation of ion channels
Using yeast to study the aging process.
Molecular basis of bacterial social behavior
cellular mechanotransduction
M. tuberculosis phosphosignaling
Cell Adhesion in Morphogenesis and Disease
Mitochondrial control of apoptosis
Protein synthesis control
Neuronal Energy Metaboilsm
Seasonal measurement and circadian clocks in plants
Molecular mechanisms of aging
Early embryonic zebrafish development
Organ growth and wasting; signaling network
Electrophysiological properties of ESC-derived cardiomyocyte
Regulation of gap junctional communication, Cancer biomarker
methanogenic Archaea
viral-host interactions in capsid assembly
Molecular signaling and transcription control
Chemical Biology of Signal Transduction
cAMP and PKA signaling in the brain
Organelle biogenesis and architecture; membrane traffic.
Responses to hydrogen sulfide and hypoxia
signal transduction in excitable cells
logic and dynamics of networks controlling plant growth
The causes and consequences of programmed cell death
Neurodegeneration & mitochondrial quality control
actin cytoskeleton of divergent protist
post-embryonic stem cells, morphogenesis and evolution
Wound repair, Cytoskeletal Dynamics and Nuclear Organization
cell biology of protozoan parasites
high throughput multiplex protein quantification
phenotypic robustness and evolvability
zebrafish nervous system development and genetics
Metabolic Flexibility and Suspended Animation
stem cells in development and disease, muscular dystrophy
Protein kinases
evolving biological systems and microbial communities
Innate immune detection of nucleic acids
Our lab is interested in the molecular and cellular basis of
regulation of mitochondrial function and cell metabolism
stem cell, receptor signaling, and patterning in plants
Cell polarity and cell adhesion in development and cancer
cell signaling and proteomics
Proteomics: cell signaling roles in phenotype and disease.
Parkinson's disease Neural stem cell biology
Stem cells in skeletal muscle
Ion channel molecular structure and function