13 Faculty/Mentors

Molecular and Cell Biology

David Bilder, Professor
(1) Molecular Mechanisms of Tissue Morphogenesis in the Drosophila Ovary (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Planar Cell Polarity in the Drosophila Follicle (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Tumor-host interactions in Drosophila melanogaster (Current Term Now Closed)
Gloria Brar, Professor
(1) Probing translational regulation in yeast meiosis (Full- no new appr needed)
Abby Dernburg, Professor
(1) Exploring the diversity of meiotic mechanisms. (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Nuclear envelope organization during meiosis (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Regulation of meiosis in Pristionchus pacificus. (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Regulation of meiotic recombination (Current Term Now Closed)
Richard Harland, Professor
(1) Genetic Analysis of the neural development of Xenopus laevis (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Function of RNA-binding proteins and alternative splicing during frog development. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Regulation of Wnt-signaling by proton pumps during vertebrate development and human cancer (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Exploring how tissue mechanics and multicellular dynamics shape tissues during organ formation (Current Term Now Closed)
Rebecca Heald, Professor
(1) Equity & Inclusion Journalist and Change Agent for the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Making microfluidic devices to study mitotic spindle size control (Full- no new appr needed)
Lin He, Professor
(1) Characterizing the Potential Roles of Retrotransposons in Murine Preimplantation Development and Stem Cell Potency (Current Term Now Closed)
Nicole King, Professor
(1) Cellular and biophysical principles of choanoflagellate colony morphogenesis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Microbial interactions with a close relative of animals (Current Term Now Closed)
John Kuriyan, Professor
(1) Large-scale specificity profiling of wild-type and oncogenic tyrosine kinases (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Structural and Biochemical Studies of Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II (CaMKII) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Characterising the three-dimensional structure of the bacterial replisome (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Activation of the EGF receptor: Structural coupling through the transmembrane helix to release inhibition at the membrane (Full- no new appr needed)
Will Ludington, Research Fellow
(1) Machine learning in the microbiome (Current Term Now Closed)
Craig Miller, Professor
(1) Genetic analysis of head skeletal evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Evolutionary genetics of local California stickleback populations (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Developmental biology of head skeletal evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
Eva Nogales, Professor
(1) Project 1: Structural studies of yeast septins and interacting partners (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Computational model of atomic structrues into high resolution cryo-EM maps of microtubules (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Structure-function studies of large macromolecular complexes using biochemistry and cryo-electron microscopy (Current Term Now Closed)
Nipam Patel, Professor
(1) Hox gene expression and function in diverse crustacean species (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Identifying and classifying Hox gene cis-regulatory elements in Parhyale hawaiensis (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Germline regeneration in the crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Evolution of Butterfly Pattern Formation (Full- no new appr needed)
Steven Brenner, Professor
(1) Global human gene expression regulation by nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (computational biology). (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Analysis of human whole exome sequencing data to identify causative variants in newborn screening for primary immunodeficiencies (computational biology) (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Automatic identification of protein domains (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (CAGI) (Full- no new appr needed)