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Molecular Biology


Investigating cell death pathways using chemical biology and functional genomics
Cell patterning and cytoskeleton organization during development

Hunter Fraser

Phone: (650) 721-5781
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The evolution of gene expression, integrating experiments and computation

Wolf B. Frommer

Phone: (650) 739-4208
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Nutrient uptake & secretion, sugar sensing & distribution, pathogen nutrition
Role of chromatin signaling in nuclear programming and disease regulation
Transcription effects on genomic instability with non-canonical DNA structures

Patricia Jones

Phone: (650) 725-4816

Molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate immune responses

Ron Kopito

Phone: (650) 723-7581
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Protein quality control and molecular mechanisms of disease

Sharon R. Long

Phone: (650) 723-3153
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Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology of plant-bacterial symbiosis

Ashby Morrison

Phone: (650) 721-6589
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Chromatin regulation of genome stability

Kabir Peay

Phone: (650) 723-0552
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Ecology, community structure & ecosystem function of plant-microbial symbiosis

Carla Shatz

Phone: (650) 723-0534
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How experience tunes up brain circuits during critical periods of development

Virginia Walbot

Phone: (650) 723-2007
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Mechanisms of cell fate specification

Courtesy Faculty

Kathryn Barton

Phone: (650) 325-1521

Genetic and environmental control of leaf and meristem development
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Devaki Bhaya

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Molecular ecology of phototrophic communities, metagenomic analysis, cyanophages

Paula Welander

Phone: (650) 723-7341
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Microbial physiology, molecular geomicrobiology, lipid biosynthesis