Understanding the fundamental mechanisms by which membrane proteins, lipids, and other macro molecules are transported throughout eukaryotic cells.
Transcriptional mechanisms driving early embryonic development and the establishment of totipotency.
Transcriptional networks in fungal development; pathogenic spore biology and host-pathogen interactions.
Epigenetic Mechanisms in Development and Cancer.
Post-transcriptional control of vertebrate development; Regulated mRNA translation as an important mechanism for the regulation of early cell-fate decisions in vertebrate embryos.