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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Cell and Developmental Biology

biology department

Our department explores a range of areas within cell and developmental biology. Please see below for details.

Anthony Annunziato - Molecular biology; Chromatin assembly and histone modifications in mammalian cells and fission yeast


photo of molecular biology


David Burgess - Cytokinesis, polarization of the cytoskeleton

photo of cytokinesis, polarization of the cytoskeleton


Hugh Cam - Epigenetics, functional genomics, gene regulatory networks, molecular mechanisms of genome plasticity

Epigenetics poster


Eric Folker - Cellular Organization.  Mechanisms of nuclear movement and the role of nuclear movement in muscle development and disease pathogenesis.

photo of cellular organization


Dan Kirschner - Structural analysis of amyloids and myelin sheaths

photo of structural analysis of amyloids and myelin sheaths


Laura Anne Lowery - Cytoskeletal dynamics during cell migration, axon outgrowth, development of the nervous system

photo of cytoskeletal dynamics


Thomas Seyfried - Gene-environmental interactions in epilepsy and brain cancer

poster of gene-environmental interactions in epilepsy and brain cancer


Ken Williams - Central nervous system macrophages, neuroAIDS, AIDS pathogenesis, monocyte/macrophage biology

Aids Research and Human Retroviruses bookcover