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Developmental Biology


Cell fate, stem-cell behaviors, and cell polarity in plant epidermal lineages

Jose R. Dinneny

Phone: (650) 724-2366
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Understanding how plants perceive, use and interact with water at multiple scales
Cell patterning and cytoskeleton organization during development
Developmental biology of dopamine neurons and mRNA processing

Christopher Lowe

Phone: (831) 655-6226
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Evolution and development, specifically the evolution of the deuterostomes
Genetic analysis of neural circuit organization and assembly in flies and mice

Susan K. McConnell

Phone: (650) 725-8786
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Determination of neuronal cell fates and connectivity

Carla Shatz

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

Tim Stearns

Phone: (650) 725-6934
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Cell organization and signaling and deciphering human genetic variation
Picture of Marc Tessier-Lavigne
Development, plasticity and degeneration of neural circuits

Virginia Walbot

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

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Molecular basis of how light and hormones control growth and development in plants