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Graduate Student Colloquium


A introspection on the graduate student colloquium series...

Every academic year, our department organizes the graduate student colloquium series. The colloquium series is a forum for speakers both to announce their progress in their thesis projects and to practice delivering public presentations concisely. This translates to practice for the oral component of generals examinations, professional conferences, committee meetings, and job interviews. There is no other opportunity that is universally available for all the graduate students to talk to such a broad audience, except for the annual retreat. In addition to benefiting the speakers, the colloquium series also benefits the audience by providing an opportunity to 'scout out' the research opportunities offered by the department and to catch up on the latest research projects of the department.

It's really true that the colloquium exists because of the students and for the students. In many ways, the colloquium embodies our sense of the scientific community and projects our vision of the most thrilling frontiers in molecular biology.

Seminars


World-class biologists regularly present seminars to the Princeton biology community. Graduate students are encouraged to meet one-on-one or in groups with invited speakers during each guest's visit.

Retreat


The Molecular Biology departmental retreat is an annual scientific and social gathering in which graduate students give talks, present posters, socialize, and interact with each other and other members of the Department.

Symposia


Graduate students organize a symposium every other year; past topics have included “The Genetics of Sex”, “RNA Today”, and “Mechanisms of Pathogenesis”. Students have also organized meetings focused on careers in science and feature presentations from former students.

Other Research Groups


Many research groups with overlapping interests hold weekly meetings.  A few examples include Bacterial Signaling Meeting, CellBio Club, Developmental Colloquium, Neuroscience Lunch, Worm Club, and Yeast Meeting. These discussion groups foster opportunities for scientific collaboration between research groups on campus and often lead to new interdisciplinary research projects.

Biochemistry

Biochemistry is the foundation of all cellular processes and systems. Biochemical processes account for the functions of all cellular components, from proteins to lipids and metabolites, and the formation of complex networks that make a cell or system work. Encompassing a multitude of modern techniques and approaches, the field of biochemistry has a powerful diversity that can provide a detailed, mechanistic view of cellular pathways. With a long-standing tradition in biochemistry, Princeton reflects this diversity through the multidisciplinary span of our research. State-of-the-art mass spectrometry and X-ray crystallography are among the techniques utilized by our scientists to characterize cellular environments and pathways in health and disease. Our collaborative department is at the forefront of proteomics and metabolomics, which are integrated with genomics, microbiology, cancer and developmental biology, providing an opportunity for systems biology training at the interface between cellular biology and human disease.


Biophysics

Biologists and physicists at Princeton have always found common ground—the laws of physics are essential aspects of biology. The interface of these two disciplines was obvious from the beginnings of molecular biology. Today, because technology advances in imaging enables the study of single cells and single molecules, biologists are finding new reasons to work with physicists. The Department of Molecular Biology has a long-standing interaction with the Princeton Physics department, which has decades-old traditions of excellence and leadership in the core areas of fundamental physics. Interactions among biologists and physicists also occur in the Lewis Sigler Institute, where theory and experiments meet with often spectacular results.


Cancer

From the discovery of the tumor suppressor gene p53 to the identification of metastasis genes in breast cancer, Princeton has always had a strong tradition in cutting edge cancer research. As we advance toward personalized medicine in oncology, Princeton is uniquely positioned to provide cross-disciplinary training for the next generation of cancer biologists. Our research groups use state-of-the-art technologies to address important scientific questions relevant to cancer, including growth control and differentiation, cell signaling, genomic instability, cancer metabolism, tumor-stromal interactions, and metastasis. Training experience in cancer biology is further enhanced by the close collaborations among our laboratories with colleagues in the nearby Cancer Institute of New Jersey. We encourage you to explore the exciting and dynamic training opportunities in cancer biology offered by our diverse research groups.


Cell Biology

Cell biology is the study of how cells work as individuals, how they organize into complex groups, and how they coordinate their activities within tissues. Understanding cells and their interactions is increasingly important for interpreting the significance of accumulating genomic, proteomic, and other -omic data. Multi-disciplinary research within the Molecular Biology department addresses many critical mechanisms in cell biology. This research is enhanced by strong connections with scientists in nearby institutes of genomics and neuroscience as well as neighboring natural science departments.


Chemical Biology

Chemical Biology is a relatively new field, ranging from enzymology to medicinal chemistry, and from structural biology to proteomics. The Department of Molecular Biology has major research programs in proteomics and structural biology coupled with exciting collaborations with the Chemistry department to bring cutting edge chemical concepts and tools to bear on previously impenetrable biological systems. For example, projects range from screening for small molecules that activate or inhibit biological pathways to analyzing and modifying proteins to change epigenetic programs. Students will see an exciting new discipline evolving and will learn and practice the principles that are driving this new field.


Computers now play an indispensable role in biology. At Princeton, it's common to see computational biologists working together with wet-lab biologists to address problems that neither could tackle alone. From the mechanics of embryo development and cell division, to information processing by networks of neurons or of proteins, to making sense of large data sets, our computational biologists are bringing new insights to old problems. Research and education in computational biology benefit hugely from the strong connections between Princeton's Molecular Biology, Physics, and Computer Science departments, along with the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. Indeed, many of our students and postdocs are pursuing joint computational/experimental research projects—excellent training for their futures as fully integrated, modern biologists.


With a long tradition at Princeton, Developmental Biology unites research groups from the Departments of Molecular Biology, Engineering, and Physics and the Neuroscience Institute that share a common interest in deciphering mechanisms of animal development. We combine genetic, biochemical, cell biological, and computational approaches with sophisticated imaging and molecular technologies to investigate fundamental processes such as egg formation, embryonic patterning, cellular differentiation, morphogenesis, and aging. Our research takes advantage of model organisms, including flies, worms, fish, and mice to identify molecules that control development and to investigate their roles in disease. Students will find varied course offerings and diverse research opportunities that together provide rigorous yet personalized training in a collaborative environment.


Evolution is a central unifying concept in biology. The past 10 years has witnessed tremendous advances in the study of evolution, fueled by discoveries in molecular biology, genetics, genomics, and computational biology. With this array of tools, our faculty and partners in a variety of departments are probing the process of evolution at its most fundamental level, from the origins of life to the genetic basis of phenotypic differences within and between species. The multidisciplinary and quantitative nature of this research has forged particularly strong linkages between research groups in Molecular Biology with those in Computer Science, Physics, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.


Underlying almost all modern approaches to biology, Genetics is both a fundamental method of inquiry and a discipline in its own right. At Princeton, classical genetics, molecular genetics, and genomics are used to dissect biological mechanisms at all levels of organization, from the simplest viruses and bacteria through simple eukaryotes to the most complex problems in vertebrate development. Specific areas of inquiry include bacterial secretion and morphogenesis, yeast cell fusion and telomere maintenance, DNA mismatch repair, Drosophila development, left-right patterning and kidney development in zebrafish, cancer in mice, aging in C. elegans, to name just a few.  The commonality of approaches to varied problems provides many opportunities for cross-discipline interaction.


The exponential explosion of complete genomic sequences coupled with the rapidly falling cost of sequencing has opened up new opportunities and challenges for molecular biologists and geneticists. For example, it has become routine experimental practice to study expression of all the genes of an organism at once, facilitating a level of biological inference at the "system level", well beyond what is possible from studying individual genes, gene assemblies, or pathways. Analogously, it has become routine to use genomic technologies to survey all the genes for mutations affecting particular traits. Princeton, through its departments and the Lewis-Sigler Institute, has established facilities that make the advancing genomic technologies available to its research community, so that genome-scale experiments can continue to be designed and executed at the advancing state of the art.


Princeton University's Global Health Initiative generates the multidisciplinary scholarship fundamental to health improvement worldwide. The program bridges basic and social sciences with policy pursuits to provide comprehensive educational and research endeavors to help design integrated programs for health domestically and internationally. The Department of Molecular Biology and its natural sciences partners at Princeton have active research and educational programs on molecular, biochemical, and quantitative microorganisms.


Microbes will be at the heart of the solutions to the world's most pressing problems: food, energy, health, and the environment. Princeton research is therefore heavily focused on microbiology, including studies of viruses, bacteria, and yeast. Princeton microbiology research is highly collaborative and interdisciplinary and combines both theoretical and experimental approaches. Our microbiologists are pioneering the understanding of how individual cells are built, function, and signal, how microbes interact with their hosts, and how microbes interact with one another. This research is leading to a comprehensive understanding of fundamental biological processes, development of novel therapeutics to combat infectious diseases, and the engineering of new resources that are of use to humanity. Princeton microbiology provides a unique and broadly interdisciplinary training environment for undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.


The Department of Molecular Biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute have a goal to understand how the nervous system works together as one unit by studying the very complex interactions and underlying cellular connections. This ambitious goal primarily involves the understanding of neural coding and dynamics. Neural coding refers to the way that information is represented by the activity patterns of brain cells. Neural dynamics involves how neural circuits manipulate, modify, and store information in the process of controlling behavior and cognition. Department scientists use a variety of powerful technologies ranging from genetics and cell biology of model organisms such as worms and flies to multi-photon imaging of neurons in action. Other technologies involve viral-assisted gene delivery of genetically encoded activity sensors and modulators as well as multi-electrode recording and imaging of neurons engaged in directing complex behaviors.


Members of Princeton's vibrant structural biology community—students, postdocs, and faculty—make use of a wide array of cutting-edge methods to gain insight into biological structure and mechanism. Some examples of the approaches being used, and in some cases developed, at Princeton include x-ray crystallography, electron microscopy, mass spectrometry, NMR spectroscopy, super-resolution optical microscopy, single-molecule methods, and computational modeling. These tools are being applied to biological problems ranging from protein folding and design, to signal transduction, to intracellular trafficking. Structural biology is an intrinsically interdisciplinary activity; Princeton provides a supportive and exceptionally collegial environment for students to receive training in these areas while, at the same time, contributing to fundamental discoveries about form and function in the biological world.

 

Biochemistry is the foundation of all cellular processes and systems. Biochemical processes account for the functions of all cellular components, from proteins to lipids and metabolites, and the formation of complex networks that make a cell or system work. Encompassing a multitude of modern techniques and approaches, the field of biochemistry has a powerful diversity that can provide a detailed, mechanistic view of cellular pathways. With a long-standing tradition in biochemistry, Princeton reflects this diversity through the multidisciplinary span of our research. State-of-the-art mass spectrometry and X-ray crystallography are among the techniques utilized by our scientists to characterize cellular environments and pathways in health and disease. Our collaborative department is at the forefront of proteomics and metabolomics, which are integrated with genomics, microbiology, cancer and developmental biology, providing an opportunity for systems biology training at the interface between cellular biology and human disease.

Bonnie L. Bassler

Bonnie L.
Bassler

SQUIBB PROFESSOR/
chair

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Research: Cell-to-cell communication in bacteria

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Computation & Modeling, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Bassler
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 329
phoneLab (609) 258-2864

 


Lisa Boulanger

Lisa M.
Boulanger

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4897

Research: Immune proteins in the formation, function, and modification of neuronal connectivity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Development, Neuroscience

Boulanger
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 123
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-4724


Jannette Carey

Jannette
Carey

CHEMISTRY

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Phone (609) 258-1631

Research: Biophysical chemistry: molecular origins of macromolecular affinity and specificity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Structural Biology

Carey
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 360
 


Ileana Cristea

Ileana M.
Cristea

ASSOCIATE Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9417

Research: Proteomic-Genomic approaches to chromatin and its modulation by viruses

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Genetics, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology

Cristea
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 210
Phone Lab (609) 258-9425


Dorothea Fiedler

Dorothea
Fiedler

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-1025

Research: Signaling and metabolic functions of second messengers

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics

Fiedler
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 229


Jane Flint

S. Jane
Flint

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6113

Research: Regulation of viral and cellular gene expression in adenovirus-infected cells

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology

Flint
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 234
Phone Lab (609) 258-5414



Elizabeth Gavis

Elizabeth R. Gavis

Professor

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Phone(609) 258-3857

Research: RNA localization and translational regulation during development in Drosophila

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Gavis
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 416
Phone Lab (609) 258-1770


Zemer Gitai

Zemer
Gitai

associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9420

Research: Bacterial cell biology: fundamentals of cytoskeletal dynamics, polarity, and mitosis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Gitai
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 353
Phone Lab (609) 258-9420


Fred Hughson

Frederick M. Hughson

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4982

Research: Structural cell biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Hughson
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 215
Phone Lab (609) 258-5069


Michael Hecht

Michael H.
Hecht

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-2901

Research: Protein folding; design of novel proteins; molecular determinants of Alzheimer's disease

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology

Hecht
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 330
Phone Lab (609) 258-2901


Yibin Kang

Yibin
Kang

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology

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Phone (609) 258-8834

Research: Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Genomics

Kang
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 255
Phone Lab (609) 258-9120


Alexei Korennykh

Alexei
Korennykh

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6071

Research: Structural biology and mechanisms of signal transduction in stress and immune responses

Areas of Research: Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology

Korennykh
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 216
Phone Lab (609) 258-6071


James Link

A. James
Link

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-7191

Research: Protein engineering and chemical biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology & Virology

Link
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A208, A403
Phone Lab (609) 258-4476



Tom Muir

Tom
Muir

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-5778

Research: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Cell Biology: Investigating the physiochemical basis of protein function in complex systems of biomedical interest with new chemical biology technologies

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Structural Biology

locationFrick Lab, 325


Coleen Murphy

Coleen T.
Murphy

ASSOCIATE Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9396

Research: Molecular mechanisms of aging

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics, Genomics

Murphy
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 148
Phone Lab (609) 258-9396


Mala Murthy

Mala
Murthy

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9820

Research: Olfactory and Auditory Perception in Drosophila

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics, Neuroscience

Murthy
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A53
Phone Lab (609) 258-2156


 

Sabine Petry

Sabine
Petry

Assistant Professor

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Research: Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology, Structural Biology

Petry
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 415


Joshua Rabinowitz

Joshua
Rabinowitz

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-8985

Research: Towards a holistic understanding of cellular metabolism

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Biophysics, and Genomics

Rabinowitz
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 241
Phone Lab (609) 258-8985


Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Professor,
ASSOCIATE CHAIR 

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Phone (609) 258-2893

Research: Extracellular matrix regulation of cell functions

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Schwarzbauer
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 315
Phone Lab (609) 258-2915


Thomas E. Shenk

Thomas E.
Shenk

James A. Elkins Jr. Professor

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Phone (609) 258-5992

Research: Human cytomegalovirus replication and pathogenesis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics,
Microbiology & Virology

Shenk
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 203
Phone Lab (609) 258-5993


Thomas J. Silhavy

Thomas J.
Silhavy

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor

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phone (609) 258-5899

Research: Protein targeting and signal transduction

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Silhavy
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 310
phone Lab (609) 258-5900


Jeffry B. Stock

Jeffry B.
Stock

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6111

Research: Membrane receptors and signal transduction

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Biophysics, Microbiology &  Neuroscience, Structural Biology

Stock
StockResearch Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 148
Phone Lab (609) 258-6112


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Virginia A.
Zakian

Harry C. Wiess Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6770

Research: DNA replication and chromosome structure in yeast; telomeres; trinucleotide repeats

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Zakian
Laboratory

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 103
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-2723


 

 

Biologists and physicists at Princeton have always found common ground—the laws of physics are essential aspects of biology. The interface of these two disciplines was obvious from the beginnings of molecular biology. Today, because technology advances in imaging enables the study of single cells and single molecules, biologists are finding new reasons to work with physicists. The Department of Molecular Biology has a long-standing interaction with the Princeton Physics department, which has decades-old traditions of excellence and leadership in the core areas of fundamental physics. Interactions among biologists and physicists also occur in the Lewis Sigler Institute, where theory and experiments meet with often spectacular results.

Michael J. Berry

Michael J.
Berry II

Associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-1268

Research: Neural computation in the retina

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Neuroscience

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A86
Phone Lab (609) 258-0495


Lisa Boulanger

Lisa M.
Boulanger

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4897

Research: Immune proteins in the formation, function, and modification of neuronal connectivity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Development, Neuroscience

Boulanger
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 123
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-4724


Brangwynne

Clifford P.
Brangwynne

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-4528

Research: Biophysical approaches to understanding growth of RNA/protein assemblies, cells, and tissues.

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development

Brangwynne
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quad, A313
Phone Lab (609) 258-4528


Jannette Carey

Jannette
Carey

CHEMISTRY

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Phone (609) 258-1631

Research: Biophysical chemistry: molecular origins of macromolecular affinity and specificity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Structural Biology

Carey
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 360
 


Edward Cox

Edward C.
Cox

Edwin grant conklin professor

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Phone (609) 258-3856

Research: Self-organizing simple systems and the biophysics of DNA in confined environments

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Development, Genetics, Genomics

locationMoffett Lab, 333
Phone Lab (609) 258-3571



Thomas Gregor

Thomas
Gregor

Physics

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Phone (609) 258-4335

Research: Quantitative approaches to systems and developmental biology

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Development, Genetics

Gregor
Research Lab

location120 Jadwin Hall
Phone Lab (609) 258-0105


Michael Hecht

Michael H.
Hecht

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-2901

Research: Protein folding; design of novel proteins; molecular determinants of Alzheimer's disease

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Structural Biology

Hecht
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 330
Phone Lab (609) 258-2901


Fred Hughson

Frederick M. Hughson

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4982

Research: Structural cell biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Hughson
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 215
Phone Lab (609) 258-5069


Alexei Korennykh

Alexei
Korennykh

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6071

Research: Structural biology and mechanisms of signal transduction in stress and immune responses

Areas of Research: Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology

Korennykh
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 216
Phone Lab (609) 258-6071


James Link

A. James
Link

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-7191

Research: Protein engineering and chemical biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology & Virology

Link
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A208, A403
Phone Lab (609) 258-4476


Celeste Nelson

Celeste M.
Nelson

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-8851

Research: Development of three-dimensional tissues

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cancer,
Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling ,
Development

Nelson
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A321
Phone Lab (609) 258-8222


 

Sabine Petry

Sabine
Petry

Assistant Professor

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Research: Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology, Structural Biology

Petry
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 415


Joshua Shaevitz

Joshua W.
Shaevitz

Physics

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Phone (609) 258-8177

Research: Cellular and molecular biophysics; shape, mechanics and motility

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Microbiology & Virology

Shaevitz
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 150
Phone Lab (609) 258-5959


David W. Tank

David W.
Tank

Henry L. Hillman Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7371

Research: Measurement and analysis of neural circuit dynamics

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Neuroscience

Tank
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 250
Phone Lab (609) 258-7371


Shirley M. Tilghman

Shirley M.
Tilghman

president emerita/professor of molecular biology

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Phone (609) 258-3930

Research: Mammalian developmental biology and science policy

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Genetics, Development, Policy

 location Carl Icahn Lab, 240


Samuel Wang

Samuel S.
Wang

Associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-0388

Research: Information processing and learning in mammalian brains

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development, Evolution, Genetics, Neuroscience, Policy, Structural Biology

Wang
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A85
Phone Lab (609) 258-0374


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Ned
Wingreen

howard a. prior professor in the life sciences

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Phone (609) 258-8476

Research: Biological modeling; intracellular networks; molecular biophysics

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology

Wingreen
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 347
Phone (609) 258-8476

From the discovery of the tumor suppressor gene p53 to the identification of metastasis genes in breast cancer, Princeton has always had a strong tradition in cutting edge cancer research. As we advance toward personalized medicine in oncology, Princeton is uniquely positioned to provide cross-disciplinary training for the next generation of cancer biologists. Our research groups use state-of-the-art technologies to address important scientific questions relevant to cancer, including growth control and differentiation, cell signaling, genomic instability, cancer metabolism, tumor-stromal interactions, and metastasis. Training experience in cancer biology is further enhanced by the close collaborations among our laboratories with colleagues in the nearby Cancer Institute of New Jersey. We encourage you to explore the exciting and dynamic training opportunities in cancer biology offered by our diverse research groups.


Danelle Devenport

Danelle
Devenport

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7524

Research: The cell biology of tissue polarity and epithelial patterning

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Cancer

Devenport
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 247
phone Lab (609) 258-7534



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Alison E.
Gammie

Senior Lecturer

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Phone (609) 258-6380

Research: DNA mismatch repair and colorectal cancer

Areas of Research: Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Gammie
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 334


Yibin Kang

Yibin
Kang

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology

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Phone (609) 258-8834

Research: Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Genomics

Kang
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 255
Phone Lab (609) 258-9120


Alexei Korennykh

Alexei
Korennykh

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6071

Research: Structural biology and mechanisms of signal transduction in stress and immune responses

Areas of Research: Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology

Korennykh
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 216
Phone Lab (609) 258-6071


Celeste Nelson

Celeste M.
Nelson

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-8851

Research: Development of three-dimensional tissues

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cancer,
Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling ,
Development

Nelson
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A321
Phone Lab (609) 258-8222


 

Sabine Petry

Sabine
Petry

Assistant Professor

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Research: Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology, Structural Biology

Petry
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 415


Alexander Ploss

Alexander Ploss

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7128

Research: Tissue engineering, human infections and diseases

Areas of Research: Cancer, Evolution, Genomics, Global Health, Microbiology & Virology

Ploss
Ploss Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 110
phone Lab (609) 258-2914


Gertrude Schupbach

Gertrud M. Schüpbach

Henry Fairfield Osborn Professor

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Phone (609) 258-1365

Research: Genetic and molecular analysis of oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cancer, Cell Biology
Development, Genetics, Genomics

Schüpbach
Research Lab

locationMoffet Lab, 428
Phone Lab (609) 258-6492


Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Professor,
ASSOCIATE CHAIR 

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Phone (609) 258-2893

Research: Extracellular matrix regulation of cell functions

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Schwarzbauer
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 315
Phone Lab (609) 258-2915


Olga Troyanskaya

Olga G. Troyanskaya

Computer Science

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Phone (609) 258-1749

Research: Bioinformatics and genomics

Areas of Research: Cancer,
Computation & Modeling, Genomics

Troyanskaya
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 228
Phone Lab (609) 258-1749


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Virginia A.
Zakian

Harry C. Wiess Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6770

Research: DNA replication and chromosome structure in yeast; telomeres; trinucleotide repeats

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Zakian
Laboratory

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 103
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-2723

Cell biology is the study of how cells work as individuals, how they organize into complex groups, and how they coordinate their activities within tissues. Understanding cells and their interactions is increasingly important for interpreting the significance of accumulating genomic, proteomic, and other -omic data. Multi-disciplinary research within the Molecular Biology department addresses many critical mechanisms in cell biology. This research is enhanced by strong connections with scientists in nearby institutes of genomics and neuroscience as well as neighboring natural science departments.

David Botstein

David
Botstein

Anthony B. Evnin PROFESSOR

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Phone (609) 258-7005

Research: Molecular genetics in the post-genome-sequence era

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics

Botstein
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 143
Phone Lab (609) 258-8585


Lisa Boulanger

Lisa M.
Boulanger

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4897

Research: Immune proteins in the formation, function, and modification of neuronal connectivity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Development, Neuroscience

Boulanger
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 123
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-4724


Brangwynne

Clifford P.
Brangwynne

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-4528

Research: Biophysical approaches to understanding growth of RNA/protein assemblies, cells, and tissues.

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development

Brangwynne
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quad, A313
Phone Lab (609) 258-4528


Rebecca Burdine

Rebecca D.
Burdine

ASSOCIATE Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7515

Research: Left-right patterning in the vertebrate embryo

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Burdine
Research Lab

locationMoffett Lab, 433
phone Lab (609) 258-5782



Danelle Devenport

Danelle
Devenport

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7524

Research: The cell biology of tissue polarity and epithelial patterning

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Cancer

Devenport
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 247
phone Lab (609) 258-7534


Lynn Enquist

Lynn W.
Enquist

Henry L. Hillman Professor

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Phone (609) 258-2415

Research: Neurovirology

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology, Neuroscience

Enquist
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 314
Phone Lab (609) 258-4990


Dorothea Fiedler

Dorothea
Fiedler

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-1025

Research: Signaling and metabolic functions of second messengers

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics

Fiedler
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 229


Jane Flint

S. Jane
Flint

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6113

Research: Regulation of viral and cellular gene expression in adenovirus-infected cells

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology

Flint
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 234
Phone Lab (609) 258-5414



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Alison E.
Gammie

Senior Lecturer

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Phone (609) 258-6380

Research: DNA mismatch repair and colorectal cancer

Areas of Research: Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Gammie
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 334


Elizabeth Gavis

Elizabeth R. Gavis

Professor

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Phone(609) 258-3857

Research: RNA localization and translational regulation during development in Drosophila

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Gavis
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 416
Phone Lab (609) 258-1770


Zemer Gitai

Zemer
Gitai

associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9420

Research: Bacterial cell biology: fundamentals of cytoskeletal dynamics, polarity, and mitosis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Gitai
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 353
Phone Lab (609) 258-9420


Fred Hughson

Frederick M. Hughson

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4982

Research: Structural cell biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Hughson
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 215
Phone Lab (609) 258-5069


Yibin Kang

Yibin
Kang

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology

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Phone (609) 258-8834

Research: Molecular mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics, Genomics

Kang
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 255
Phone Lab (609) 258-9120


Alexei Korennykh

Alexei
Korennykh

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6071

Research: Structural biology and mechanisms of signal transduction in stress and immune responses

Areas of Research: Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology

Korennykh
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 216
Phone Lab (609) 258-6071


Celeste Nelson

Celeste M.
Nelson

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-8851

Research: Development of three-dimensional tissues

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cancer,
Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling ,
Development

Nelson
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A321
Phone Lab (609) 258-8222


 

Sabine Petry

Sabine
Petry

Assistant Professor

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Research: Molecular architecture and function of the microtubule cytoskeleton

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cancer, Cell Biology, Structural Biology

Petry
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 415


Mark Rose

Mark D.
Rose

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-2804

Research: Cell biology and genetics in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Areas of Research:Cell Biology
Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Rose
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 319
Phone Lab (609) 258-2805


Paul Schedl

Paul
Schedl

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-4979

Research: Control of gene expression and early development in Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Schedl
Research Lab

locationGuyot, 9
Phone Lab (609) 258-5003


Gertrude Schupbach

Gertrud M. Schüpbach

Henry Fairfield Osborn Professor

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Phone (609) 258-1365

Research: Genetic and molecular analysis of oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cancer, Cell Biology
Development, Genetics, Genomics

Schüpbach
Research Lab

locationMoffet Lab, 428
Phone Lab (609) 258-6492


Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Jean E. Schwarzbauer

Professor,
ASSOCIATE CHAIR 

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Phone (609) 258-2893

Research: Extracellular matrix regulation of cell functions

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Development, Genetics

Schwarzbauer
Research Lab

locationSchultz Lab, 315
Phone Lab (609) 258-2915


Thomas E. Shenk

Thomas E.
Shenk

James A. Elkins Jr. Professor

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Phone (609) 258-5992

Research: Human cytomegalovirus replication and pathogenesis

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Genomics,
Microbiology & Virology

Shenk
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 203
Phone Lab (609) 258-5993


Thomas J. Silhavy

Thomas J.
Silhavy

Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor

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phone (609) 258-5899

Research: Protein targeting and signal transduction

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Silhavy
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 310
phone Lab (609) 258-5900


Eric Wieschaus

Eric F.
Wieschaus

Squibb Professor

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Phone (609) 258-5383

Research: Embryonic development of Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cell Biology,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics

Wieschaus
Research Lab

locationMoffet Lab, 435
Phone Lab (609) 258-5401


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Virginia A.
Zakian

Harry C. Wiess Professor

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Phone (609) 258-6770

Research: DNA replication and chromosome structure in yeast; telomeres; trinucleotide repeats

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Cancer, Cell Biology, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology

Zakian
Laboratory

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 103
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-2723

Chemical Biology is a relatively new field, ranging from enzymology to medicinal chemistry, and from structural biology to proteomics. The Department of Molecular Biology has major research programs in proteomics and structural biology coupled with exciting collaborations with the Chemistry department to bring cutting edge chemical concepts and tools to bear on previously impenetrable biological systems. For example, projects range from screening for small molecules that activate or inhibit biological pathways to analyzing and modifying proteins to change epigenetic programs. Students will see an exciting new discipline evolving and will learn and practice the principles that are driving this new field.

James Link

A. James
Link

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-7191

Research: Protein engineering and chemical biology

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Microbiology & Virology

Link
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A208, A403
Phone Lab (609) 258-4476


Samuel Wang

Samuel S.
Wang

Associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-0388

Research: Information processing and learning in mammalian brains

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development, Evolution, Genetics, Neuroscience, Policy, Structural Biology

Wang
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A85
Phone Lab (609) 258-0374


Tom Muir

Tom
Muir

Chemistry

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Phone (609) 258-5778

Research: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Cell Biology: Investigating the physiochemical basis of protein function in complex systems of biomedical interest with new chemical biology technologies

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Chemical Biology, Structural Biology

locationFrick Lab, 325


 

Computers now play an indispensable role in biology. At Princeton, it's common to see computational biologists working together with wet-lab biologists to address problems that neither could tackle alone. From the mechanics of embryo development and cell division, to information processing by networks of neurons or of proteins, to making sense of large data sets, our computational biologists are bringing new insights to old problems. Research and education in computational biology benefit hugely from the strong connections between Princeton's Molecular Biology, Physics, and Computer Science departments, along with the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. Indeed, many of our students and postdocs are pursuing joint computational/experimental research projects—excellent training for their futures as fully integrated, modern biologists.

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Peter
Andolfatto

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Phone (609) 258-3109
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Research: Population genetics and genomics

Areas of Research: Genetics, Genomics, Evolution, Computation & Modeling
locationGuyot Hall, 41-A


Bonnie L. Bassler

Bonnie L.
Bassler

SQUIBB PROFESSOR/
chair

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phone (609) 258-2857

Research: Cell-to-cell communication in bacteria

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Computation & Modeling, Genetics, Microbiology & Virology, Structural Biology

Bassler
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 329
phoneLab (609) 258-2864

 


Michael J. Berry

Michael J.
Berry II

Associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-1268

Research: Neural computation in the retina

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Neuroscience

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A86
Phone Lab (609) 258-0495


Brangwynne

Clifford P.
Brangwynne

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-4528

Research: Biophysical approaches to understanding growth of RNA/protein assemblies, cells, and tissues.

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development

Brangwynne
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quad, A313
Phone Lab (609) 258-4528


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Carlos D.
Brody

Associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7645

Research: Quantitative approaches to systems neuroscience

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Neuroscience

Brody
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, 186
Lab Phone Lab (609) 258-5559


Mark Brynildsen

Mark P. Brynildsen

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-1995

Research: Bacterial persistence, host-pathogen interactions, and biofilms

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Global Health

Brynildsen
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A423
Phone Lab (609) 258-5661


Jannette Carey

Jannette
Carey

CHEMISTRY

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Phone (609) 258-1631

Research: Biophysical chemistry: molecular origins of macromolecular affinity and specificity

Areas of Research: Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Structural Biology

Carey
Research Lab

locationFrick Lab, 360
 


Thomas Gregor

Thomas
Gregor

Physics

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Phone (609) 258-4335

Research: Quantitative approaches to systems and developmental biology

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Development, Genetics

Gregor
Research Lab

location120 Jadwin Hall
Phone Lab (609) 258-0105


Jason Lieb

Jason
Lieb

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-3839

Research:  High-throughput approaches to understanding genome function

Areas of Research:  Genomics, Genetics, Computational Biology, Development

Lieb
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 144
phone Lab (609) 258-3839


Laura Landweber

Laura F.
Landweber

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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Phone (609) 258-1947

Research: Molecular evolution, the origin of genetic systems, noncoding RNAs and RNA-mediated epigenetic inheritance

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Evolution, Genetics, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology

Landweber
Research Lab

locationGuyot Hall, 323
Phone Lab (609) 258-1933


Coleen Murphy

Coleen T.
Murphy

ASSOCIATE Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9396

Research: Molecular mechanisms of aging

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics, Genomics

Murphy
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 148
Phone Lab (609) 258-9396


Mala Murthy

Mala
Murthy

Assistant Professor

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Phone (609) 258-9820

Research: Olfactory and Auditory Perception in Drosophila

Areas of Research: Biochemistry,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics, Neuroscience

Murthy
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A53
Phone Lab (609) 258-2156


Celeste Nelson

Celeste M.
Nelson

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-8851

Research: Development of three-dimensional tissues

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Cancer,
Cell Biology, Computation & Modeling ,
Development

Nelson
Research Lab

locationEngineering Quadrangle, A321
Phone Lab (609) 258-8222


Stas Shvartsman

Stanislav Y. Shvartsman

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Phone (609) 258-7071

Research: Dynamics of living tissues

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Development, Genetics, Genomics

Shvartsman
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 248
Phone Lab (609) 258-7071


Mona Singh

Mona
Singh

Computer Science

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Phone (609) 258-2087

Research: Computational molecular biology

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Structural Biology

Singh
Research Lab

locationComputer Science Bldg, 420


John Storey

John
Storey

Professor

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Phone (609) 258-7014

Research: Quantitative and functional genomics

Areas of Research: Computation & Modeling, Genetics, Genomics

Storey
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab
Phone Lab (609) 258-1331


Olga Troyanskaya

Olga G. Troyanskaya

Computer Science

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Phone (609) 258-1749

Research: Bioinformatics and genomics

Areas of Research: Cancer,
Computation & Modeling, Genomics

Troyanskaya
Research Lab

locationCarl Icahn Lab, 228
Phone Lab (609) 258-1749


Samuel Wang

Samuel S.
Wang

Associate Professor

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Phone (609) 258-0388

Research: Information processing and learning in mammalian brains

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Chemical Biology, Computation & Modeling, Development, Evolution, Genetics, Neuroscience, Policy, Structural Biology

Wang
Research Lab

locationPrinceton Neuroscience Institute, A85
Phone Lab (609) 258-0374


Eric Wieschaus

Eric F.
Wieschaus

Squibb Professor

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Phone (609) 258-5383

Research: Embryonic development of Drosophila melanogaster

Areas of Research: Cell Biology,
Computation & Modeling, Development,
Genetics

Wieschaus
Research Lab

locationMoffet Lab, 435
Phone Lab (609) 258-5401


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Ned
Wingreen

howard a. prior professor in the life sciences

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Phone (609) 258-8476

Research: Biological modeling; intracellular networks; molecular biophysics

Areas of Research: Biophysics, Computation & Modeling, Genomics, Microbiology & Virology

Wingreen
Research Lab

locationLewis Thomas Lab, 347
Phone (609) 258-8476

With a long tradition at Princeton, Developmental Biology unites research groups from the Departments of Molecular Biology, Engineering, and Physics and the Neuroscience Institute that share a common interest in deciphering mechanisms of animal development. We combine genetic, biochemical, cell biological, and computational approaches with sophisticated imaging and molecular technologies to investigate fundamental processes such as egg formation, embryonic patterning, cellular differentiation, morphogenesis, and aging. Our research takes advantage of model organisms, including flies, worms, fish, and mice to identify molecules that control development and to investigate their roles in disease. Students will find varied course offerings and diverse research opportunities that together provide rigorous yet personalized training in a collaborative environment.

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