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Cells and Disease

Cellular mechanisms of Cancer, Alzheimer’s, aniridia, lysosomal storage disease, Chagas disease, alcoholism and addiction, schistosomiasis, immunopathology.


Immunobiology of human schistosomiasis. Immunoregulation and resistance to reinfection

Molecular cell biology of the Actin Cytoskeleton; Alzheimer's Disease; Aging; Hirano bodies

Neuroscience; the molecular and cellular mechanisms of neural circuit assembly

Cellular biology; molecular genetics; regulation of cell division in Caenorhabditis elegans

Developmental neurobiology: molecular genetic mechanisms of vertebrate eye and forebrain development

Molecular and cellular biology of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

Molecular and biochemical analyses of enzymes required for the production of isoprenylated proteins.

Tissue replenishment from stem cells, Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor, germ cell tumor, stem cell self-renewal

Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, Genetics, Decisions and Motivated Responses to Reward and Stress in Drosophila

Immunoparasitology; immunity to Trypanosoma cruzi and Chagas disease; vaccine development

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