Dynamics and Organization of the Nucleus

Carroll, Topher

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests:Epigenetics; Chromosomes; Chromatin; Gene expression; Nuclear Organization; Nuclear Membrane;

King, Megan C.

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests:Microtubules; Nucleus; Nuclear envelope; DNA repair; Cellular mechanics; Telomere biology

Lin, Haifan

Professor of Cell Biology, of Genetics and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Director, Yale Stem Cell Center

Research Interests:Stem cell RNA-mediated epigenetic programming, post-transcriptional regulation

Clinical Interests:Stem cell research

Lusk, Patrick

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests:Nuclear pore complex; Nuclear periphery; Membrane proteins; Chromatin structure

Nathanson, Michael Harris

Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases) and Professor of Cell Biology
Section Chief, Digestive Diseases
Director, Yale Liver Center
Director, Center for Cell and Molecular Imaging

Research Interests:Mechanisms and effects of calcium signals in polarized epithelia; Effect of spatial organization of calcium signals on organ function regulation; Factors that organize Ca2+ waves in hepatocytes; Organization and effects of Ca2+ waves in cholangiocytes; Mechanisms and effects of Ca2+ signals in the nucleus

Clinical Interests:Inpatient care related to hepatology; end stage liver disease, and gastroenterology; Advanced endoscopic imaging techniques; endomicroscopy.

Wolin, Sandra L

Professor of Cell Biology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Director, Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine

Research Interests:Noncoding RNAs; RNA surveillance; RNA damage; Autoimmune disease; Environmental stress

Yao, Jie

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests:Transcription regulation; Chromatin; Nuclear periphery; Nuclear compartmentalization; Protein dynamics; Cellular biophysics and imaging

Zhang, Yongli

Associate Professor of Cell Biology

Research Interests:Single-molecule biophysics and biochemistry; Optical tweezers; ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling; SNAREs; Membrane fusion; Membrane fission; Dynamin