Department of Cell Biology


Luc Berthiaume Role of protein fatty acylation in metabolic regulation, apoptosis and cancer  
Gary Eitzen  Project I. Mechanism of membrane fusion using a yeast vacuole model system
Project II. Rac signal transduction and control of inflammatory cells exocytosis 

Tom Hobman                                        

Project I. RNA virus host interactions
Project II. Regulation of RNA interference pathways and breast cancer
Paul LaPointe  Molecular mechanism of action of the Hsp90 chaperone
Paul Melançon Regulation of protein traffic to and through the Golgi complex
Richard Rachubinski  Molecular Mechanisms of Peroxisome Biogenesis 
Thomas Simmen  Function of Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)-Mitochondria Contact Sites in Cancer and
Andrew Simmonds

I. Regulation and trafficking of mRNA molecules; II. The role of VGLL proteins in cell differentiation; III. Tissue-specific requirements/regulation of peroxisomes

Qiumin Tan  Role of the RAS/MAPK-capicua axis in developmental disorders and cancer 
Richard Wozniak Molecular dynamics of transport through the nuclear pore complex 


John Aitchison  Systems Cell Biology
Edan Foley Inflammation, nutrition and the microbiome 
Michael Hendzel  Structure, Dynamics, and Function in the Cell Nucleus 
Jennifer Hocking  The development and maintenance of photoreceptor morphology 
Sarah Hughes A genetic model for NF2: Identification and characterization of protein partners of the Merlin tumour suppressor protein
Richard Lehner  Regulation of cellular triacylglycerol and cholesterol metabolism 
Ben Montpetit  Investigating mRNA export and its role in the eukaryotic gene expression program


Robert Campenot  
Teresa Krukoff  
Richard Smith