Primary Faculty

Alain Burette, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office:  314 Taylor Hall
Phone:  919-966-1277

Keith Burridge, PhD

Kenan Distinguished Professor
Research:  signaling that occurs downstream from integrin-mediated focal adhesions and cadherin-mediated cell-cell adhesions; understanding Rho family GTPases; mechanotransduction; leukocyte transendothelial migration
Office:  12-016 LCCC
Phone:  919-966-5783
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Kathleen Caron, PhD

Professor and Chair
Research:  genetically engineered animal models in study of human disease
Office:  6312B MBRB
Phone:  919-962-5215
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Richard Cheney, PhD

Research:  motor proteins, cytoskeleton, and cell motility
Office:  5312C MBRB
Phone:  919-966-0331

Sarah Cohen, PhD

Assistant Professor
Research:  Lipid trafficking and organelle dynamics; light microscopy, including multispectral imaging
Office:  4309A MBRB
Phone:  919-962-9871
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M. Joseph Costello, PhD

Research:  intercellular junctions between fibers in normal and cataractous lenses using light and electron microscopy
Office:  232 Taylor Hall
Phone:  919-966-6981

Douglas Cyr, PhD

Research:  chaperone assisted protein folding and degradation in eukaryotic cells; defective protein folding in cystic fibrosis and neurodegeneration
Office:  4312B MBRB
Phone:  919-843-4805
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Mohanish Deshmukh, PhD

Research:  regulation of cell survival and death with a focus on apoptosis pathways in neurons, stem cells and cancer
Office:  7109E NRB
Phone:  919-843-6004
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Graham Diering, PhD

Assistant Professor
Research:  Molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity during sleep, development and disease
Office:  5309B MBRB
Phone:  919-966-1464
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Shengli Ding, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office:  6340C MBRB
Phone:  919-966-0697