Cell and Molecular Biology of Human Polyomavirus Host Cell Interactions
Gene silencing and biosynthesis of tryptophan in Arabidopsis
Protein phosphorylation and signal transduction in Arabidopsis
Regulation of lung gene expression in oxidative stress
Chromatin and transcriptional control; regulation of tissue specific gene expression in the mouse reproductive system
Molecular genetics of aging and longevity
Ultrastructure of algal, protozoan and mammalian cells
Functions and structural interactions of modular protein domains
Functional genomics of cell-cell interactions required for optimal plant reproduction.
Molecular mechanisms of aging and lifespan extension: Integration of longevity gene expression and metabolism with lysosomal function and autophagy.
Cell structure; membrane structure and composition; electron microscopy.
Genetics of cognitive development.
mRNA localization during oogenesis; Xenopus development.
Genomics; bioinformatics and computational biology; biology of aging.
Evolution of brain function and behavior.
Exploitation of emerging proteomic technologies to probe cellular signaling networks; development of bioinformatics tools to distill data generated in modern protemics experiments. (website)
Proto-oncogene signaling (c-myc, c-raf); cell-cycle control; molecular mechanisms of cellular senescence; cell culture genetics; gene targeting.
Role of growth factors and signal transduction in cell fate determination and differentiation during development; Drosophila developmental genetics.