Department of Cell Biology

Harold Paul Erickson

Harold Paul Erickson

James B. Duke Distinguished 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

Brenton D. Hoffman

James L. and Elizabeth M. Vincent Associate 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

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

Bruce Klitzman

Associate Professor in Surgery

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