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Cell and Molecular Biology

Frank Bayliss

Frank Bayliss

Professor; Director of the Student Enrichment Opportunities Office
University of California Davis
Office: 
Sci 200
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-1071
Laura Burrus

Laura Burrus

Professor & Chair
University of Wisconsin
Office: 
Hensill Hall 710
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-7680
Specialties: 
developmental biology, cancer biology, neural tube patterning, cell signaling, generation of morphogen gradients, biochemistry of Wnt lipid modifications
Mark Chan

Mark Chan

Assistant Professor
Stanford
Office: 
HH450
Office Phone: 
415-405-2864
Specialties: 
Organelle size control in budding yeast, Cell Biology, Fluorescence microscopy, Computational imaging analysis
Joseph Chen

Joseph Chen

Associate Professor
Harvey Mudd College, Harvard University
Office: 
Hensill Hall 623
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-2762
Specialties: 
Bacterial Genetics and Physiology, Molecular Microbiology: how are subcellular components synthesized and assembled at the appropriate time and place in response to internal cues and environmental conditions?
Lily Chen

Lily Chen

Professor
State University of New York, Buffalo
Office: 
Hensill Hall 546
Office Phone: 
415-338-6763
Specialties: 
microbial pathogenesis, public health microbiology, biotechnology and Professional Science Master's degree
Diana Chu

Diana Chu

Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Office: 
Hensill Hall 764
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-3487
Specialties: 
epigenetics, chromatin, gene expression, chromosome dynamics, male fertility
Wilfred Denetclaw

Wilfred Denetclaw

Associate Professor
University of California, Berkeley
Office: 
Hensill 704
Office Phone: 
415-338-1784
Specialties: 
Cell biology and development.
Carmen Domingo

Carmen Domingo

Professor
University of California, Berkeley
Office: 
Hensill 705
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-6995
Specialties: 
Vertebrate development and gene regulation.
Michael A. Goldman

Michael A. Goldman

Professor
Purdue University
Office: 
Hensill Hall 534
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-1549
Specialties: 
chromatin structure, human genetics, developmental biology
Zheng-Hui He

Zheng-Hui He

Professor
University of Virginia
Office: 
Hensill 550
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-6193
Specialties: 
Molecular Mechanisms of Cell-Cell and Cell-Environment Communications in Plant Development, Vitamin B6 and Ultraviolet B (UV-B) Signaling, Plant Stress Physiology.
Leticia Márquez-Magaña

Leticia Márquez-Magaña

Professor
Stanford BS/MS in Biological Sciences; UC Berkeley PhD in Biochemistry, Stanford Medical Center Post-doctoral Fellowship in Molecular Pharmacology
Office: 
Hensill Hall 665
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3289
Specialties: 
Community-engaged, transdisciplinary research to achieve health equity
Sally G Pasion

Sally G Pasion

Associate Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Office: 
Hensill Hall 668C
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-0736
Specialties: 
DNA replication, DNA repair, telomere biology, cell cycle regulation, genetics
Robert Ramirez

Robert Ramirez

Professor
B.S. in Biology, Univ. of California, Riverside, 1981. Ph.D. in Microbiology, Univ. of California, Davis, 1990.
Office: 
Hensill 665
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-1102
Specialties: 
Teaching: Microbial Physiology and Virology. Research: Osmoregulation in yeast
Blake Riggs

Blake Riggs

Assistant Professor
UC Santa Cruz
Office: 
HH 724
Office Phone: 
(415)338-1499
Specialties: 
mitotic spindle assembly, chromosome segregation, mitotic membrane rearrangement, cell division
Rori Rohlfs

Rori Rohlfs

Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Office: 
HH 762
Specialties: 
population genetics, evolution, statistical genetics, gene expression, forensic genetics
Joseph Romeo

Joseph Romeo

Professor
University of California, San Diego
Office: 
Hensill Hall 513
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-6008
Specialties: 
Molecular virology, mechanisms of HIV latency and immune evasion, regulation of gene expression
Scott Roy

Scott Roy

Assistant Professor
Harvard University
Office: 
HH421
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-1359
Specialties: 
Bioinformatics, Molecular Evolution
Ravinder Sehgal

Ravinder Sehgal

Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco
Office: 
Hensill Hall 723
Office Phone: 
(415) 405-0329
Specialties: 
Avian Parasitology, Ecology of Infectious Disease
Jonathon Stillman

Jonathon Stillman

Professor
Oregon State University
Office: 
Romberg Tiburon Center, B36. @ SFSU: Hensill 425
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-3790
Specialties: 
Environmental and evolutionary physiology of marine organisms, functional genomics of porcelain crabs, thermal physiology, responses to climate change.
José R. de la Torre

José R. de la Torre

Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco
Office: 
Hensill Hall 437
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-7043
Specialties: 
Microbial Ecology & Evolution, Comparative & Functional Genomics, Metagenomics, Microbiology of High Temperature Environments (Hot Springs), Archaea
Steven L. Weinstein

Steven L. Weinstein

Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco
Office: 
Hensill 670
Office Phone: 
415-338-1843
Specialties: 
Signal transduction and regulation of gene expression in macrophages; immune response to infection; inflammation