Cell & Developmental Biology

Cell and Developmental Biology

Cell and Developmental Biology includes: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Cell Wall Biology, Cytoskeleton, Metabolic Engineering, and Physiology

Name Research Interests
Madelaine Bartlett
Associate Professor, Biology
Evolution of plant development; Molecular evolution
Tobias Baskin
Professor, Biology
Regulation of Plant Morphogenesis During Growth & Development
Alice Cheung
Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular and cell biology of male-female interaction and polarized cell growth in plant reproduction
Michelle Facette
Assistant Professor, Biology
Cell polarization and asymmetric cell division; cytoskeletal regulation; cellular physiology
Lillian Fritz–Laylin
Assistant Professor, Biology
Field of Study: Evolution and functional specification of cytoskeletal networks
Sam Hazen
Gilgut Professor of Plant Biology
Regulatory Networks and Natural Variation in Plant Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Growth
Peter Hepler
Emeritus Professor, Biology
The role of calcium, membranes and the cytoskeleton in cell division and development
Jeeyon Jeong
Assistant Professor, Biology, Amherst College
Molecular and cellular biology of metals
Jennifer Normanly
Professor and Head, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Plant Natural Products
Ludmila Tyler
Senior Lecturer, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Using the model grass Brachypodium distachyon to understand development and bioenergy traits. 
Elizabeth Vierling
Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Molecular chaperone function in the cytosol and organelles, plant stress response
Elsbeth Walker
Professor, Biology
Molecular genetic approaches to studying mechanisms of metal ion homeostasis in plants
Lawrence Winship
Professor Emeritus of Botany, School of Natural Science, Hampshire College
Regulation of cell wall expansion during oscillatory growth in lily pollen tubes