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. 


Kyriel Pineault
August 21, 2018

Congratulations to Kyriel Pineault!

Kyriel (Wellik Lab) successfully defended her thesis “Hox11-expression defines a skeletal mesenchymal stem cell that contributes to skeleton development, growth, and repair”, on August 20, 2018.

Yajuan Guo
August 21, 2018

Congratulations to Yajuan Guo!

Yajuan (Coulombe Lab) successfully defended her thesis "Roles of Keratin 14-Dependent Disulfide Bonding in Skin Epithelia in vivo " on August 15, 2018 at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Ben Allen and Pierre Coulombe
July 18, 2018

Congratulations to Ben Allen!

Ben received a 2018 EBS Teaching Award in Cell and Developmental Biology! This award is given in recognition of excellence in classroom teaching, mentoring, and leadership in the advancement of the teaching mission.


Maumee Bay State Park Lodge
October 5, 2018 to October 6, 2018
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CDB Retreat

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Maumee Bay State Park Lodge and Conference Center

Everyone associated with CDB and every PIBS student who might be interested in CDB labs are invited!