New research from the Eroglu lab, published in the Jan. 14 issue of Cell, reveals how three proteins - hevin, neurexin-1a and neuroligin-1b - work together to wire up a specific area of the developing brain responsible for processing sensory information. The findings are particularly exciting because in recent studies these proteins have been genetically linked to brain disorders, including autism, depression and addiction. Learn more....

Duke Department of Cell Biology

Cell Biology is one of the eight basic science Departments of Duke Medical Center. Faculty of our Department are internationally recognized for their research, which excels in basic biomedical research at the cellular, molecular, structural, and organismal level. Another important mission of the Department is to prepare graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and medical students for successful and rewarding careers in academic, clinical, and non-academic settings. Members of Cell Biology work together to generate a supportive, enthusiastic, and diverse environment that fosters the innovative and creative ideas that drives our science. Learn more....

Faculty currently recruiting students

The following faculty members in Cell Biology are currently recruiting Graduate Students.  Please click on the faculty's name to read more about their research.  Michel Bagnat, Blanche Capel, Stefano Di Talia, Cagla Eroglu, Chay Kuo, Terry Lechler, Chris Nicchitta, Ken Poss, Scott Soderling, and Eda Yildirim.

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