Cell & Developmental Biology

The following is an alphabetical list of active MCB faculty members and brief descriptions of their research. Additional faculty lists are available using the links below.

Emeriti and Professors of the Graduate School | Secondary Divisional Affiliates | Bowes Research Fellows

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Diana Bautista
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Molecular mechanisms of transduction in touch and pain receptors

Eric Betzig
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

David Bilder
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Genetics of cell and tissue architecture

Gloria Brar
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Regulation of meiotic translation, the roles of pervasive short translation products, and the co-option of stress responses for cellular differentiation through meiosis

Abby Dernburg
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Chromosome organization and dynamics during meiosis

David G. Drubin
Department Co-Chair and Ernette Comby Chair in Microbiology Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Actin and microtubule cytoskeletons in yeast and mammalian cells

Gary Firestone
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Molecular endocrinology; tumor biology

Daniel A. Fletcher
Professor (Affiliated) of Cell and Developmental Biology
Mechanics and dynamics of cell movements on the purified protein, single cell, and tissue levels

Iswar Hariharan
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Mechanisms of control of growth and cell proliferation. Regulation of regenerative growth.

Lin He
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
microRNA functions in cancer development, mouse tumor models

Rebecca Heald
Flora Lamson Hewlett Chair and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Mitotic spindle assembly and function in Xenopus laevis

Dirk Hockemeyer
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Telomere biology of human stem cells

Gary Karpen
Adjunct Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Chromosome structure and function

Arash Komeili
Associate Professor (Affiliated) of Cell and Developmental Biology
Assembly and Subcellular Organization of Bacterial Organelles

Polina Lishko
Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Cell biology of mammalian fertilization

Kunxin Luo
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Signal transduction pathways mediated by receptors and the mechanisms controlling the activity of the receptor kinases

Michael Rape
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Protein ubiquitination, degradation and the control of cell division and differentiation

Randy Schekman
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Organelle assembly; protein transport

Denis Titov
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Metabolism and mechanisms of aging

David Weisblat
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Developmental biology

Matthew Welch
Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
Cytoskeletal function in cell migration, membrane trafficking and microbial pathogenesis

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Emeriti and Professors of the Graduate School

Beth Burnside
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology
Cell biology of the photoreceptor cytoskeleton

W. Zacheus Cande
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology
Cell and developmental biology

John Gerhart
Professor of the Graduate School Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Developmental biology

Robert Macey
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology

Terry Machen
Professor of the Graduate School Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Epithelial transport; cellular and membrane physiology

G. Steven Martin
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology
Cell biology; tumor virology

Howard Mel
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology

George Oster
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology
Mathematical modeling of molecular, cellular and developmental systems

Harry Rubin
Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology
Cell and tumor biology

Fred Wilt
Professor of the Graduate School Division of Cell and Developmental Biology
Molecular embryology; cell biology

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