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.


April 23, 2024

Congratulations to Mitre Athaiya!

Mitre (Giger Lab) won the U-M Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies 2024 Biomedical Sciences Graduate Student Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award.

April 19, 2024

Congratulations to Madison Pletan!

Madison (Tsai Lab) successfully defended her thesis, "An Endoplasmic Reticulum Junctional Structure Supports Nuclear Protein Quality Control and Viral Pathogenesis," on April 18, 2024.

April 18, 2024

Congratulations to Kristen Verhey!

Kristen has been inducted as a 2023 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for distinguished contributions to the fields of cell biology and biophysics in understanding microtubules and motors, and development of the tubulin code.

April 15, 2024

Congratulations to Emily Wang!

Emily (Tsai lab) was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF).

March 25, 2024

Congratulations Subhash Arya!

Subhash, (Parent Lab) was selected as the 2024 Thermo Fisher Trainee Achievement Award recipient. Established in 1997, these awards recognize promising trainees in immunology.