Developmental Biology

ferret lung airway

Brad A. Amendt, PhD

  • Mouse models for craniofacial anomalies
  • Transcriptional gene networks for craniofacial and tooth development
  • New approaches and mouse models for microRNA function
  • The role of Hippo Signaling in craniofacial growth

Botond Banfi, MD, PhD

  • NADPH oxidase regulation in hair-cell development in the inner ear 

Martine Dunnwald PharmD, PhD

  • In vivo function of novel cleft-associated genes in craniofacial development
  • Role of cleft-associated genes in epidermal development and differentiation

John F. Engelhardt, PhD 

  • Transcriptional control of submucosal-gland formation in the airway
  • Somatic-cell reprogramming by nuclear transfer and the development of new genetic models

C. Andrew Frank, PhD

  • Development of the Drosophila neuromuscular junction in the context of unstable synaptic function

Fang Lin, MD, PhD

  • Investigation of G protein signaling in zebrafish embryogenesis

 Tina Tootle, PhD

  • Use of Drosophila, in particular oogenesis, to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying prostaglandin action

Sam M. Young, Jr. PhD

  • Synaptogenesis in the auditory brainstem
  • Neuronal circuit development in the auditory brainstem