Scott Barolo

Director, Program in Biomedical Sciences
Associate Professor, Cell & Developmental Biology
Research Focus: Gene regulation and signal transduction in development, structure and function of transcriptional enhancers, and enhancer evolution

3047 BSRB
109 Zina Pitcher Place
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2200


Areas of Interest

Cells emit molecular signals to "talk" to their neighbors. Those signals are interpreted by special sequences called enhancers in the genomes of the receiving cells, which regulate the expression of nearby genes. How do enhancers respond to signals during development, stem cell function, and disease, and how are those signals translated into precise changes in gene expression. 


  • University of California-San Diego, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1997-2001
  • University of California-San Diego, Ph.D., 1997
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., 1992

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