The Wharton Laboratory

The laboratory of Dr. Kristi Wharton
Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry
Brown University

The goal of the research in our laboratory is to understand how TGF-B signaling molecules facilitate the communication between cells. Cellular communication is essential to the proper manifestation of cell movements, growth, and differentiation during the development of multi-cellular organisms.

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People in the Wharton Lab who use zebrafish as a model system:

Kristi Wharton (PI), Email:

Cathy Trebino (Research Assistant), Email:

Eric Tung (Undergraduate Student), Email: