Understanding the Molecular Basis of Macular Degeneration in Order to Hasten the Eradication of Blindness
Studies of various aspects of epilepsy using anatomy and in vivo and in vitro physiology.
Pathogenic mechanisms in Alzheimer's Disease and other neurodegenerative disorders
Role of Arf family GTPases in vesicular transport and cytoskeleton assembly.
Cell Biology of bacterial pathogenesis.
The innate immune response to bacterial infection.
Contribution of the Inflammatory Microenvironment to Tumor Initiation, Progression and Metastasis; Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer Chemoprevention
Cytoskeletal architecture, dynamics and roles in cellular physiology and disease; High-resolution live cell and tissue imaging