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.


March 22, 2023

Congratulations to Bridget Waas!

Bridget (Allen Lab) successfully defended her thesis, “Dual and Opposing Roles for KIF17 in HH-dependent Cerebellar Development,” on March 22, 2023.

March 20, 2023

Congratulations to Mara Harwood!

Mara (Tsai Lab) successfully defended her thesis, “Human Papillomavirus Hijacks the Dual Endosome-Golgi Membrane Systems During Cell Entry,” on March 20, 2023.

March 16, 2023

Congratulations to Fatima Javed!

Fatima (Parent Lab) successfully defended her thesis, " Role of cytosolic phospholipase A2 alpha during neutrophil chemotaxis," on March 16, 2023.