Cellular Biology Faculty

Only faculty affiliated with ILS are listed on this page. Learn more about Cellular Biology faculty. The Cellular Biology Graduate Coordinator is Scott Dougan (dougan@cb.uga.edu).

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1 Cai

Haini Cai

Associate Professor
Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Nuclear and genome organization; Chromatin structure and function; Gene regulation in Drosophila development.

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Julie Stanton Dangremond

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

My research is focused on the use of metacognition to enhance student learning in biology.

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Roberto Docampo

Professor
Cellular Biology

Cellular and molecular biology of acidocalcisomes; the role of polyphosphate in trypanosomatids.

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Scott Dougan

Associate Professor
Cellular Biology

Molecular and cellular basis of pattern formation in vertebrates; developmental genetics of zebrafish.

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Ronald D. Etheridge

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Toxoplasma’s Strategies to Manipulate Host Immunity

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Mark Farmer

Professor
Cellular Biology

Protist systematics, cell evolution, and flagellar development.

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3 Gaertig

Jacek Gaertig

Professor
Cellular Biology

Molecular cell biology of the cytoskeleton; molecular genetics of ciliates.

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Daichi Kamiyama

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Our research is aimed at identifying the principles of neural circuit assembly, which is key
to understanding the treatment of neurological disorders. To achieve this, we develop
imaging toolkits including fluorescent probes and advanced microscopes.
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Edward Kipreos

Professor
Cellular Biology

Regulation of the cell cycle; ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis and development.

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Kim Klonowski

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Development and regulation of immunological memory.

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Samarchith Kurup

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Basic immunology of the liver and blood stages of malaria

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Dennis Kyle

Professor
Cellular Biology & Infectious Diseases

The discovery and development of new drugs to prevent or treat malaria and diseases
caused by brain-eating amoebae. Elucidating mechanism(s) of resistance
and discovering new drug treatment regimens, combinations, or strategies to overcome resistance.

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James Lauderdale

Associate Professor
Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Developmental neurobiology: molecular genetic mechanisms of vertebrate eye and forebrain development.

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Karl Lechtreck

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Cell Biology of Cilia; Cilia-related diseases, Intracellular Transport.

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Silvia Moreno

Professor
Cellular Biology

Metabolism and drug development against protozoan parasites.
Calcium signaling and storage in Toxoplasma gondii.

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Vasant Muralidharan

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Molecular and cellular biology of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum.

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Shannon Quinn

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Biomedical imaging and large graph mining in public health applications.

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Rachel Roberts-Galbraith

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Regeneration and development; understanding cellular/molecular mechanisms that underlie neural regeneration in planarians.

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Cordula Schulz

Assistant Professor
Cellular Biology

Tissue replenishment from stem cells, Drosophila genetics.

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Ping Shen

Associate Professor
Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Molecular and Cellular Basis of Brain Functions and Development in the Drosophila Model.

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Rick Tarleton

Professor
Cellular Biology

Mechanisms of immunity and disease in Trypanosoma cruzi infection (Chagas Disease); Basic and applied biology of T. cruzi.

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Nadja Zeltner

Assistant Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Cellular Biology; Neuroscience

Effects of pathological stress on cells of the peripheral nervous system and the adrenal gland. In vitro disease modeling using human pluripotent stem cells.

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