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Faculty Taking Rotation Students :: Fall 2018

These groups have indicated they will accept rotation students for Fall 2018 (Kwon--winter only) 

Synaptic development and maintenance; effect of high fat diet on the stability of neuromuscular synapses neuromuscular diseases
Mohammed Akaaboune, Professor;

Role of molecular chaperones and disulfide catalysts in protein folding; Experimental evolution of protein folding
James Bardwell, Professor;

Understanding the barriers to proliferation in quiescent cells and how they are bypassed in diseases such as cancer
Laura Buttitta, Assistant Professor;

Protein sorting and quality control in the yeast secretory pathway
Amy Chang
, Associate Professor;

Developmental and regulatory mechanisms that generate neural circuits and govern their function, using the olfactory system of Drosophila as a model system
 E. Josie Clowney, Assistant Professor;

Gene regulation and chromosome segregation mediated by condensin complexes in C. elegans
Gyorgyi Csankovszki, Associate Professor;

Development, organization, and function of neural circuits that underlie a variety of somatosensory modalities
Bo Duan, Assistant Professor;

Understanding how peptide growth factors act to control growth, development, and aging
Cunming Duan,

How nutrient regulation of transcription leads to increased eating and obesity in Drosophila
Monica Dus, Assistant Professor;

Role of oxidative stress in host defense and aging
Ursula Jakob, Professor;

Fundamental cellular physiology including protein targeting, organelle biogenesis and autophagy
Daniel Klionsky, Professor;

Accepting for Winter only
Cellular, molecular and circuit mechanisms underlying the plasticity in mammalian brain using in vivo imaging, electrophysiology, opto/pharmacogenetics, and behavior
Samuel Kwon, Assistant Professor;

Molecular mechanisms that regulate cytokinesis in epithelial cells and how this process may become mis-regulated in cancer
Ann Miller, Associate Professor;

Cellular machinery involved in proper deposition of plant cell wall components
Erik Nielsen,
Associate Professor;

How DNA repair proteins identify sites of damage in living cells and how DNA repair pathways are coordinated with the the cell cycle
Lyle Simmons, Associate Professor;

Interdisciplinary approaches to understand subcellular organization, with an emphasis on cell-free reconstitution and imaging
Anthony Vecchiarelli
, Assistant Professor;

Protein trafficking, organelle biogenesis and Golgi defects in diseases
Yanzhuang Wang,

Mechanisms of long non-coding RNA functions in regulation of genome activity
Andrzej Wierzbicki, Associate Professor;

Physiological and pathological functions of Transient Receptor Potential (TRP) ion channels and Ca2+ signaling
Haoxing Xu,