David joined the Berkeley faculty in 2002, after completing postdoctoral work with Norbert Perrimon at Harvard Medical School and graduate work with Matt Scott at Stanford Medical School. Research in David's lab is supported by the Burroughs-Wellcome Foundation, the Searle Scholars Program, the National Institutes of Health, and the American Cancer Society. In 2010, David was awarded the HW Mossman Developmental Biologist Award.
Email (bilder at berkeley dot edu)
Lucy joins us from Keith Mostov's group at UCSF, where she used
cultured epithelial cells to investigate questions of cell polarity
and morphogenesis. She has now turned to a stem-cell based Drosophila
epithelium, the intestinal lining of the adult midgut, as a system to
explore the regulatory interface of stem cell and epithelial tissue
biology. Lucy was supported by an American Heart Association
Postdoctoral Fellowship and is currently the Genentech Foundation
Fellow of the Life Sciences Research Foundation.
Email (lucye at berkeley dot edu)
Lara received her Ph.D. training at the University of Toronto, studying
the regulation of Notch signaling by phosphoinositides and membrane
trafficking in the laboratory of Gabrielle Boulianne. For this work, Lara was given the Margaret Thompson PhD Thesis Award in 2010 from the Genetics Society of Canada. Lara is currently
investigating new mechanisms of polarity regulation and their links to the
control of organ growth.
Email (skwarekl at berkeley dot edu)
Brandon graduated from the University of North Carolina, where he worked with Jean Cook on mammalian pre-replication complexes and the DNA damage response. Brandon is exploring transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms that control normal and tumorous growth.
Email (bdbunker at berkeley dot edu)
Email (afiguero at berkeley dot edu)