Department of Cell Biology

Harold Paul Erickson

James B. Duke Professor of Cell Biology
Cytoskeleton: It is now clear that the actin and microtubule cytoskeleton originated in bacteria. Our major research is on FtsZ, the bacterial...

Brenton D. Hoffman

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The overall goal of my research program is to utilize an interdisciplinary approach to first advance the basic understanding of mechanotransduction...

Daniel P. Kiehart

Professor of Biology
Our intellectual focus is on identifying determinants of cell shape that function during development. Utilizing molecular genetic and reverse genetic...

Bruce Klitzman

Associate Professor of Surgery
Our overriding interests are in the fields of tissue engineering, wound healing, biosensors, and long term improvement of medical device implantation...