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Faculty Directory - Developmental biology

Dean, School of Medicine & Professor
Clinical Sciences
Mammalian iron homeostasis and human iron diseases
(919) 684-2455
Associate Professor
Cell Biology
Cellular and physiologic mechanisms controlling morphogenesis
(919) 681-9268
Assistant Professor
Biology
Nutritional control of C. elegans development
(919) 613-8179
Associate Professor of Biology
Biology
Drosophila as a model system to understand Wnt signal transduction and epidermal cell patterning.
(919) 613-8162
Professor
Biology
Molecular genetic and systems biology approaches to study plant development.
(919) 660-7338
James B. Duke Professor
Cell Biology
The biology of sex determination and how patterning decisions are made during organ development.
919-684-6390
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
The control of cell division and cell differentiation during embryonic development.
(919) 684-8079
Associate Professor
Cell Biology
Role of astrocytes in synaptic connectivity
(919) 684-3605
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Tissue repair and genome stability.
919-613-8756
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Regulation of primary cilia and their role in development and human disease.
(919) 684-3529
Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology
Cellular and molecular mechanisms that regulate skeletal development, disease, and repair or regeneration.
(919) 613-9761
Professor and Chair
Cell Biology
Organogenesis and stem cells
919-684-8085
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology
Genetic and epigenetic basis of neurodevelopmental disorders
919-681-2789
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Cell Biology
The role and molecular regulation of cellular metabolism during musculoskeletal development and disease.
(919) 668.5664
Assistant Professor
Neurobiology
Molecular mechanisms of neural circuit wiring in developing retina.
(919) 613-4769
Professor
Biology
Molecular mechanisms for force production in morphogenesis using biophysical, genetic, and pharmacological approaches, coupled with 4D imaging.
(919)613-8157
Associate Dean, Graduate School and Associate Professor
Cell Biology
The mechanisms of organ and tissue formation during development
George W. Brumley Associate Professor
Cell Biology
Adult neurogenesis and how the production of new neurons in the brain is sustained and regulated.
(919) 684-4612
Associate Professor
Cell Biology
How the three-dimensional structures of cell and tissues are generated and maintained.
(919) 684-4550
Assistant Professor of Immunology
Immunology
microRNA regulation during the T cell development and differentiation
9196684070
Arthur S Pearse Professor of Biology
Biology
Systems level approaches to study control and execution of morphogenetic movements in sea urchin embryos.
(919) 613-8188
George Barth Geller Professor
Neurobiology
How experience affects brain and behavior.
(919)684-5025
Associate Professor
Clinical Sciences
Gynecologic cancer etiology and biology, cancer stem cells, the establishment and maintenance of DNA methylation in humans and how epigenetic deregulation is associated with disease.
(919) 681-3423
Professor and Vice Chair, Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Regulation of cellular signaling networks by tyrosine kinases in development and cancer.
919-681-8086
Professor of Medicine and Director, Ion Channel Research Unit
Neurobiology
Ion channel structure, function, and physiology in normal and disease states.
(919)668-7641
Professor
Cell Biology
Genetic approaches to organ regeneration in zebrafish
(919) 681-8457
Associate Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Microbial regulation of intestinal physiology; adipose tissue development and metabolic disease.
Associate Professor
Biology
Cell invasion through extracellular matrix, stem cell-niche interactions, cellular pausing
919-684-8658
Assistant Research Professor
Biology
Functions of spastin and other microtubule severing proteins in the nervous system; Drosophila models of human disease
(919) 684-8658
Assistant Professor
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Genetic mechanisms of stem cells and neural development
(919) 668-7909
Associate Professor
Cell Biology
Regulation of the cytoskeleton during normal neural development and its linkage to intellectual disability, autism, and schizophrenia.
919-452-9231
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
Understanding the cellular and molecular basis of cell plasticity in organ regeneration and tumorigenesis.
(919) 684-0624
Assistant Professor
Biology
The developmental processes that establish the basic organizational and functional principles of the neuronal circuits in the brain.
(919)684-1150
Associate Professor
Cell Biology
Neural circuits of the mouse orofacial sensory-motor system
(919)684-3682
Associate Professor of Neurobiology
Neurobiology
Mechanisms and consequences of stimulus-regulated transcription in the central nervous system.
(919)681-1909
Professor
Biology
Evolutionary genetics of gene expression
(919) 684-6696
Professor of Pathology
Pathology
Cancer genetics and therapy
(919)-668-7850
Assistant Professor
Cell Biology
Epigenetic regulation and nuclear organization in mammalian development and disease.
(919) 668-0460
Associate Professor
Immunology
Adaptor proteins in immunoreceptor-mediated signaling, cellular activation, and development of autoimmunity
(919)613-7803
Professor
Immunology
Genetic analysis of lymphocyte development and lymphoid system diseases.
(919)613-7824