Cell & Developmental Biology

The Department of Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan Medical School educates and trains undergraduate, graduate, professional, and postgraduate students in the areas of cell biology, embryology, neurobiology, organogenesis, and developmental biology. The history of the department is a fascinating one.


June 20, 2024

New Podcast with Carole Parent!

"Michigan Pioneer Fellows Program: Catalyzing Innovation and Independence," interview with Dr. Carole Parent and Dr. Alex Knights (a program alum) featured in The Wrap weekly podcast from Michigan Medicine Headlines.

June 14, 2024

New Publication from Michael Hortsch!

"Early practice makes histology masters: The use of a formative assessment quiz to prepare histology learners for a high-stakes final examination," has been published in Anatomical Sciences Education.

June 14, 2024

New Podcast with Maria Castro!

" If they don't give up, how can I give up? Dr. Maria Castro discusses how she's persevered in the face of difficulties, both in brain cancer research and as a woman in STEM," which is available in The Fundamentals Michigan Medicine Podcast Network.

June 11, 2024

Congratulations to Catherine Redmond!

Catherine (Coulombe Lab) successfully defended her thesis, "Keratin-Dependent Regulation of Progenitor Keratinocyte Identity and Commitment to Differentiation,” on June 10, 2024.