Cell Biology and Metabolism

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A fundamental property of all cells is the ability to sense changing nutritional conditions, integrate complex metabolic pathways, and initiate appropriate cellular responses. Metabolism and cell biology are at the core of this response, and our faculty members are capitalizing on recent advances in metabolomics and other “omics”and high resolution microscopy technologies to understand how organelles, cells, and whole organisms survive and proliferate across diverse biological systems as well as to understand the pathogenesis of several diseases.
Relevant Labs: Audhya, Denu, Engin, Hull, Merrins, Mosher

Jon Audhya

Credentials: Regulation of membrane transport during development and disease

Position title: Professor and Assoc. Dean for Basic Research

Email: audhya@wisc.edu

John M. Denu

Credentials: Mechanisms of chromatin dynamics, epigenetic, metabolism and signaling

Position title: Professor (also Epigenetics Theme Leader, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery)

Email: jmdenu@wisc.edu

Feyza Engin

Credentials: Cellular stress responses, organelle dysfunction and interaction, beta cell function and survival, diabetes

Position title: Assistant Professor (also Medicine)

Email: fengin@wisc.edu

Christina M. Hull

Credentials: Human fungal pathogen development and pathogenesis

Position title: Professor (also Professor of Medical Microbiology & Immunology)

Email: cmhull@wisc.edu

Matthew J. Merrins

Position title: Assistant Professor (also Medicine)

Email: merrins@wisc.edu

Deane F. Mosher

Credentials: Extracellular matrix; cell adhesion

Position title: Professor (also Medicine)

Email: dfm1@medicine.wisc.edu