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Core Faculty

View faculty in our department who hold full-time appointments as assistant professors, associate professors and professors at Northwestern University. Learn more about their work and connect with affiliated centers and lab sites via the information below. Or, see our A-Z faculty profile directory for the full department list.

Adam, Stephen A

Adam, Stephen A

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bio

nuclear transport, nuclear structure, nuclear pore complex, nuclear envelope, nuclear lamins

Chisholm, Rex L

Chisholm, Rex L

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Surgery

Bio

A primary goal of my work is to establish the approaches and benefits of genomics informed personalized medicine. A key element of this is participation in the eMERGE consortium (http://gwas.net), whe... [more]

Ferreira, Adriana B

Ferreira, Adriana B

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bio

The research in the Ferreira lab is focused on the mechanisms underlying neurite degeneration and synapse loss in neurodegenerative diseases

Gelfand, Vladimir I

Gelfand, Vladimir I

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bio

cytoskeleton, motor proteins, cell movement, microtubules, actin, kinesin, dynein, myosin, neurodegenerative diseases

Goyal, Yogesh

Goyal, Yogesh

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and McCormick School of Engineering

He, CongCong

He, CongCong

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bio

The research in my lab is centered on autophagy, a lysosomal degradation pathway essential for nutrient recycling, cellular maintenance and physiological function. Autophagy is induced by various stre... [more]

Hope, Thomas J

Hope, Thomas J

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, McCormick School of Engineering and Obstetrics and Gynecology

Huang, Sui

Huang, Sui

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bio

Nucleolus, nucleus, chromatin, nuclear structure and function, cancer, growth-regulations, signal-transductions,

Iruela-Arispe, Luisa

Iruela-Arispe, Luisa

Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Mitchell, Brian J

Mitchell, Brian J

Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Bio

Cilia Polarity. The ability of ciliated epithelia to generate directed fluid flow is an important aspect of diverse developmental and physiological processes including proper respiratory function. To ... [more]

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