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Genetics

Faculty

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

Martha S. Cyert

Phone: (650) 723-9970
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Chemical and systems biology of Ca2+ dependent phosphatase signaling networks

Jose R. Dinneny

Phone: (650) 739-4257
Lab Website
Understanding how plants perceive, use and interact with water at multiple scales
Investigating cell death pathways using chemical biology and functional genomics
Cell patterning and cytoskeleton organization during development

Marcus Feldman

Phone: (650) 725-1867

Human genetic and cultural evolution, mathematical biology, demography of China population genetics
The evolution of gene expression, integrating experiments and computation
Protein folding, protein quality control, amyloid and misfolding diseases
Role of chromatin signaling in nuclear programming and disease regulation

Elizabeth Hadly

Phone: (650) 498-4995 ext. lab
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Animal response to past, present & future climatic change

Patricia Jones

Phone: (650) 725-4816

Molecular and cellular mechanisms that regulate immune responses

Sharon R. Long

Phone: (650) 723-3153
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Biochemistry, genetics and cell biology of plant-bacterial symbiosis
Genetic analysis of neural circuit organization and assembly in flies and mice

Stephen Palumbi

Phone: (831) 655-6210
Lab Website
Using genomics to understand ecology, evolution & conservation of marine species
Evolution of genomes and population genomics of adaptation and variation
Genomics, human genetic and phenotypic variation, evolution

Noah Rosenberg

Phone: (650) 723-4831
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Human evolution, mathematical models, population genetics, statistical genetics
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Molly Schumer (arriving 9/1/19)

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Evolutionary and population genetics focusing on hybridization between species

Tim Stearns

Phone: (650) 725-6934
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Cell organization and signaling and deciphering human genetic variation

Shripad Tuljapurkar

Phone: (650) 723-6311
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Demography: animal and human; Theoretical ecology and evolution

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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Molecular ecology of phototrophic communities, metagenomic analysis, cyanophages
Organization, function, regulation and evolution of plant metabolic networks
Molecular basis of how light and hormones control growth and development in plants

Emeriti Faculty

Transcription effects on genomic instability with non-canonical DNA structures