Ph.D. Degree Mentors

Paul Adler

Adler, Paul N.

Planar signaling, polarity and morphogenesis.

Thomas Barker

Barker, Thomas H.

Matrix Biology and Engineering

Robert Bloodgood

Bloodgood, Robert A.

Cell-Surface Glycoprotein Dynamics and Cell Locomotion

George Bloom

Bloom, George S.

Pathogenic mechanisms in Alzheimer's Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders

James Casanova

Casanova, James E.

Role of Arf family GTPases in vesicular transport and cytoskeleton assembly.<br> Cell Biology of bacterial pathogenesis. <br>The innate immune response to bacterial infection.

Jeffrey Corwin

Corwin, Jeffrey T.

Regeneration and Developmental Biology of the Hearing and Balance Organs in the Vertebrate Ear.

Christopher Deppmann

Deppmann, Christopher

Elucidating and Understanding the Mechanisms Underlying Nervous System Development

Douglas DeSimone

DeSimone, Douglas W.

Cell Adhesion and Adhesion-Dependent Cell Signaling in Vertebrate Morphogenesis

Noelle Dwyer

Dwyer, Noelle

Neural Development; Cell Division in Neural Stem Cells; Axon Outgrowth and Guidance

Raymond Keller

Keller, Raymond E.

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of morphogenesis

Susanna Keller

Keller, Susanna R.

Insulin signaling, insulin-regulated membrane trafficking and associated changes in cellular function and whole body physiology

Anne Kenworthy

Kenworthy, Anne

Architecture and function of biological membranes

Keith Kozminski

Kozminski, Keith G.

Regulation of Polarized Morphogenesis

Sarah Kucenas

Kucenas, Sarah C.

The role of glia in the development, maintenance and regeneration of the nervous system

Adrian Halme

Halme, Adrian J.

Regeneration and Systemic Responses to Tissue Damage

Barry Hinton

Hinton, Barry T.

Morphogenesis of the Developing Wolffian/Epididymal duct

Gordon Laurie

Laurie, Gordon W.

Role of Prosecretory Mitogen 'Lacritin' in Epithelial Homeostasis, Secretion and Innate Defense

Xiaowei Lu

Lu, Xiaowei

Developmental regulation of planar cell polarity in the mammalian nervous system

Eyleen O'Rourke

O’Rourke, Eyleen Jorgelina

Obesity and Aging

David Parichy

Parichy, David

Developmental Genetics, Evolution and Regeneration of Adult Morphology in Vertebrates

Lucy Pemberton

Pemberton, Lucy F.

Nuclear Transport in Chromatin Assembly and Transcriptional Regulation

Kenneth Pfister

Pfister, K. Kevin

Regulation of Cytoplasmic Dynein for Membrane Bounded Organelle Trafficking in Axons

Kodi Ravichandran

Ravichandran, Kodi S.

Apoptotic cell clearance mechanisms in health and disease

Stefanie Redemann

Redemann, Stefanie

Spindle assembly, the structure function relation and the basics of the huge variability of spindle size, architecture and mechanics between different tissues as well as different species

Dorothy Schafer

Schafer, Dorothy A.

Mechanisms of actin assembly during cell migration and membrane traffic

Jung-Bum Shin

Shin, Jung-Bum

Auditory Neurobiology

P. Todd Stukenberg

Stukenberg, P. Todd

Mechanisms of chromosome segregation in Mitosis and generation of Chromosomal Instability in tumors

Ann Sutherland

Sutherland, Ann E.

Cell behavior and morphogenesis during early mouse development.

Lukas Tamm

Tamm, Lukas K.

Biomembrane Structure and Function; Cell Entry of Enveloped Viruses; Neurosecretion by Exocytosis; Structure of Bacterial Pathogen Membrane Proteins; Lipid-Protein Interactions

Bernard Thisse

Thisse, Bernard V.

Molecular control of embryonic development

Christine Thisse

Thisse, Christine I.

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

Judith White

White, Judith M.

Virus Entry into Cells: Mechanisms and Development of Anti-Viral Therapeutics

Bettina Winckler

Winckler, Bettina

Endosomal function and dysfunction in neurons. Development of the nervous system: cytoskeleton and membrane traffic in axon and dendrite growth.

David Wotton

Wotton, David

Regulation of Gene Expression, Development and Tumor Progression by TGF beta Signaling