|Cellular and Developmental Biology|
Investigating factors responsible for the determination of cell phenotypes and molecular pathways linked to reproductive and aggressive behaviors.
RNA molecular biology and microbial biochemistry. Elucidating the functional roles of small non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) in cellular metabolism.
Zinc and Calcium transport in neurons; mechanisms of neural degeneration in Alzheimer's disease and stroke; receptor-ligand interactions.
The consequences of lipid restructuring on the susceptibility of biological membranes to lipid peroxidation, and a collaborative study of mitochondrial form, function, and thermotolerance in Antarctic fishes.
Examining the development and function of the nervous system using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.
The physiology and feeding ecology of marine and freshwater zooplankton, particularly copepods.
The molecular and cellular basis of neuronal communication in the central nervous system.
Mechanisms of DNA homologous recombination and DNA repair.
The genetic and molecular mechanisms of blood cell differentiation in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster.
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