Faculty

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
Neuroinflammation
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

 

Adjunct

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 Regulation and dysregulation of polarity, proliferation and differentiation in epithelial and neural stem cells 
Richard Lehner Regulation of cellular triacylglycerol and cholesterol metabolism
Ben Montpetit Investigating mRNA export and its role in the eukaryotic gene expression program

 

Emeriti

Robert Campenot
Teresa Krukoff
Richard Smith