Areas of Research-Department of Biological Sciences - Carnegie Mellon University

Areas of Research in Cell and Developmental Biology

  • Mechanisms of intracellular membrane trafficking
  • Physiological regulation of the secretory pathway
  • Regulation of cell motility
  • Subcellular imaging
  • Biogenesis of organelles and membrane compartments
  • Programmed cell death
  • Cell fate determination
  • Embryonic development of multicellular animals
  • Signal transduction and cytoskeletal organization
  • Tissue morphogenisis
  • Gene regulatory networks
  • Early embryo patterning
  • Evolutionary developmental biology
  • Genomes and genomics