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Faculty Directory - Cell biophysics

Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Mechanisms of signal transduction and intracellular protein sorting in photoreceptor cells; photoreceptor pathobiology; neurobiology of the retina.
(919) 668-5391
HHMI investigator/James B Duke Professor
Biochemistry
The molecular organization of plasma membranes in differentiated vertebrate cells and to the role of such cellular-level structure in normal physiology and disease.
919-684-3538
Assistant Professor
Biology
Understanding how neural circuits drive behavior
(919)-684-1703
Associate Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
The role of transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-beta) superfamily signaling pathways in cancer biology.
(919) 668-1352
Assistant Professor
Biology
The evolution of gene networks using a systems biology approach.
(919) 699-8209
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
The control of cell division and cell differentiation during embryonic development.
(919) 684-8079
Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology
Motor proteins, kinesin microtubule motors, Ncd, meiosis, spindle dynamics, mitosis
(919) 684-4311
James B. Duke Professor
Cell Biology
Cytoskeleton and cell motility, especially the bacterial tubulin homolog FtsZ, the key player in bacterial cell division; Extracellular matrix, especially fibronectin.
919 684 6385
Professor
Biology
Molecular mechanisms for force production in morphogenesis using biophysical, genetic, and pharmacological approaches, coupled with 4D imaging.
(919)613-8157
Associate Professor
Cell Biology
How the three-dimensional structures of cell and tissues are generated and maintained.
(919) 684-4550
James B. Duke Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Control of cell polarity and its relation to the cell cycle in yeast.
(919) 613-8627
Assistant Professor; Attending Physician
Clinical Sciences
Sensory transduction, transmission, and the role of calcium signaling mechanisms; physiology and maladaptation in chronic pathological pain.
919 684 0058
Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology
Membrane structure; protein-lipid interactions; roles of lipids on membrane channel activities
919-684-8950
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery & Pathology
Development of strategies to prevent osteoarthritis and promote tissue repair and regeneration following joint injury. Understanding the mechanotransduction pathways that modulate cartilage and meniscus homeostasis and how these signaling pathways are altered with aging and pathology to reveal potential targets to prevent joint tissue degeneration and osteoarthritis.
(919) 684-6882
University Distinguished Service Professor, Director of Duke NMR Spectroscopy Center
Biochemistry
Studies of molecular structures, assembly mechanisms and function of biological macromolecular machines with physical biochemistry methods.
(919)684-4327
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry
The molecular basis of ion and lipid transport across cell membranes and their impacts on health and disease.
(919) 684-1406