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.

Cell Migration
Signaling Mechanisms in Excitable Cells
Signal Transduction from the Cell Membrane to the Nucleus
Biological Basis of Neoplasia
Neuronal Signaling Pathways
Genetic Analysis of Signaling Systems

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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
keratinocyte migration and transformation
Ion Channel Structure, Function, and Regulation
Regulation of neuron migration and cancer
Plant-microbe interactions
environmental toxicity
regulation of protein function through post-translational mo
Microenvironmental regulation of disseminated tumor dormancy
Membrane lipid regulation of ion channels
Using yeast to study the aging process.
Molecular basis of bacterial social behavior
cellular mechanotransduction
Neuronal Energy Metaboilsm
Seasonal measurement and circadian clocks in plants
Molecular mechanisms of aging
Early embryonic zebrafish development
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
cAMP and PKA signaling in brain and heart
Organelle biogenesis and architecture; membrane traffic.
Responses to hydrogen sulfide and hypoxia
signal transduction in excitable cells
logic of cell circuits controlling plant growth
The causes and consequences of programmed cell death
Drosophila models of neurodegenerative disorders
actin cytoskeleton of divergent protist
post-embryonic stem cells, morphogenesis and evolution
Mechanisms of Morphogenesis and Wound Repair in Drosophila
matrix metalloproteinases
cell biology of protozoan parasites
high throughput multiplex protein quantification
phenotypic robustness and evolvability
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 mammalian development and
cell signaling and proteomics
regulation of transcription
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