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Name/Research Interest
E-mail
Phone/Fax Department
Dr. Charles S. Abrams
Phospholipid signaling in platelet and T-cells
215.898.1058
215.573.7400
Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Yair Argon
Control of IGF signaling in muscle
E-mail 267.426.5131
267.426.5165
Pathology, Division: Cell Pathology. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Richard K. Assoian
Cell adhesion and mechanics of smooth muscle in cardiovascular disease
215.898.7157 Department of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Robert Barsotti
Smooth and cardiac muscle physiology
215.893.2368 Department of Physiology, Neuroscience, and Pharmacology, PCOM
Dr. Elisabeth Ruth Barton
Mechanisms of muscle repair and mechanical signal transduction through membrane complexes

215.573.0887
215.573.2324

 

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Stephen M. Baylor
E-C coupling in skeletal muscle
215.898.5559
215.573.5851
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jill Beech
Equine myopathies
610.444.5800
610.925.8100
Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Erfei Bi
Cell polarity and the control of cytokinesis
215.573.6676
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Simona Boncompagni
Ultrastructure of striated muscle
E-mail 215.898.3345
215.573.2170
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Carsten Bönnemann
Neuromuscular and Neurogenetic Disorders of Childhood Section
301-594-5496
301-480-3365
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH Porter Neuroscience Research
Dr. Tim Brazelton
Tissue regeneration and plasticity of adult stem cells
267.426.0201
215.590.3324
Department of Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Janis K. Burkhardt
Role of the cytoskeleton in T cell function
267.426.5410
267.426.5165
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Thomas M. Butler
Control of smooth and catch muscle contraction
215.503.6583
215.503.2073
Department of Physiology, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Lynne Cassimeris
Regulation of microtubule assembly
610.758.6275
610.758.4004
Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University
Dr. Samuel K. Chacko
Regulation of smooth muscle
215.898.5755
215.898.0719
Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Margaret M. Chou
G-Protein & cell transformations
215.573.4126
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. John C. Crocker
Mechanical response of cells to applied mechanical stress
215.898.9188
215.573.2093
Department of Chemical and Biomolecularl Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Camille DiLullo
Integrins and myofibrillar cytoskeleton
215.871.6542
215.871.6540
Department of Anatomy, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Dr. Dennis E. Discher
Cell and molecular mechanics
215.898.4809
215.573.2093
Chemical /Biomolecular Engineering and Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Roberto Dominguez 215.573.4559 Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jonathan A. Epstein
Heart and muscle development
215.898.8731
215.573.2094
Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Alan W. Flake
Stem cell and gene therapy
215.590.3671
215.590.3324
Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, Surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Clara Franzini-Armstrong
Ultrastructure of striated muscle
215.898.3345
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Yale E. Goldman
Molecular mechanism of muscle contraction
215.898.4017
215.898.2653
Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Ekaterina Grishchuk
Biophysics of cell division
E-mail 215.746.8178
215.573.2273
Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Michael M. Grunstein
Pulmonary smooth muscle and asthma
215.590.3497
215.590.3500
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Dr. Wei Guo
Molecular basis of polarized exocytosis
215.898.9384
215.898.8780
Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Howard Holtzer
Assembly of striated myofibrils
215.898.8089
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Erika L. F. Holzbaur
Microtubule-based molecular motors
215.573.3257
215.573.5851
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Paul Janmey
Cytoskeletal mechanics & signaling
215.573.7380
215.573.6815
Physiology, Institute for Medicine and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Peter Lloyd Jones
Pulmonary arterial hypertension
215.898.0048
215.573.6815
Institute for Medicine & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Roland G. Kallen
Molecular characterization of ion channels
215.898.5184
215.573.7058
Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Anna S. Kashina
Physiological role of protein arginylation
215.746.0895
215.573.5189
Department of Animal Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Alan M. Kelly
Development of neuromuscular specialization
215.898.8841
215.573.8837
Department of Pathobiology, School of Verterinary Medicine
Dr. Tejvir Khurana
Neuromuscular disease & gene therapy
215.573.2640
215.898.2653
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Karen A. Knudsen
Integrins and Cadherins in muscle and cardiac development
610.645.2673
610.645.2205
Department of Cancer Biology, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Michael Lampson
Chromosome segregation and cell division
E-mail 215.746.3040
215.898.8780
Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jon M. Lindstrom
Nicotinic acelytcholine receptors
215.573.2859
215.573.2858
Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Frank Luca
Cell cycle, mitosis, cytokinesis
215.573.5664
215.573.5188
Department of Animal Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Gordon J. Lutz
Structural basis of myosin function in skeletal muscle
215.762.2396
215.762.2299
Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine
Dr. Virginia Man-Yee Lee
Biology of the neuronal cytoskeleton
215.662.6427
215.349.5909
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Michael S. Marks
Regulation and diseases of intracellular protein transport and organelle biogenesis
215-898-3204 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Kenneth B. Margulies
Heart Failure and Transplant Research
215.707.4261
215.707.5737
Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. John M. Murray
Ultra-structure of molecular motors
215.898.3045
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Vivianne T. Nachmias
Regulation and control of the cytoskeleton
215.898.3162
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. E. Michael Ostap
Biochemistry and cell biology of unconventional myosins
215.573.9758
215.573.5851
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Michael S. Parmacek
Muscle-specific gene expression
215.662.3140
215.662.8017
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jeffrey R. Peterson
Actin Cytoskeleton and Cell Motility
215.728.3568
215.728.3574
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Dr. Benjamin Prosser
Calcium, redox, and mechano-signaling in heart
215.746.1488 Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Larry Rome
Design and function of muscular systems for locomotion and sound productionCalcium, redox, and mechano-signaling in heart
215.898-9915
215.898-8780
Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Neal A. Rubinstein
Control of contractile protein expression
215.898.4162
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Daniel Safer
Regulation of actin assembly and cell motility
215.898.0045
215.898.9871
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Jean M. Sanger
Actin-based cell motility
315.464.8551 Cell and Developmental Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Dr. Joseph W. Sanger
Assembly and function of cytoskeletal proteins
315.464.5120 Cell and Developmental Biology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Dr. Patrick Seale
Cell and Molecular Biology
E-mail 215.573.8856
215.898.5408
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Vivek Shenoy
Understand the basic principles that control the behavior of both engineering and biological systems.
E-mail 215-898-1558  
Dr. Henry Shuman
Endocytosis, cytoskeleton and biophysics of molecular motors
215.898.3408
215.898.5851
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Marion J. Siegman
Control of smooth and catch muscle contraction
215.503.3975
215.503.2073
Department of Physiology, Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Margaret M. Sleeper
Inherited cardiomyopathies; Biochemical markers of cardiac disease; Real time 3D echocardiography
215.898.6439
215.573.6232
Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Louis Soslowsky
Rotator cuff injury and repair, Scarless regenerative tendon healing, Tendon structure-function relationships and injury-repair
E-mail 215.898.8653
215.573.2133

Orthopaedic Surgery, McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Hansell H. Stedman
Gene therapy for inherited muscle diseases
215.898.1432
215.573.8606
Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Tatyana M. Svitkina
Mechanisms of cell motility and roles of the cytoskeleton
215.898.5736
215.898.8780
Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. H. Lee Sweeney
Contractile protein function, human muscle diseases and gene therapy
215.898.8727
215.573.2273
Department of Physiology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Phong T. Tran
Microtubule dynamics and cellular pattern formation
215.746.2755
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. David R. Trentham
Energy transduction and its regulation in muscle
+44 (0)20 8816 2082
+44 (0)20 8906 4419
NIMR/MRC
Dr. John W. Weisel
Blood coagulation, fibrinolysis, and atherosclerosis
215.898.3573
215.898.9871
Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Rebecca Wells
Mechanical and matrix factors in liver fibrosis
215.573.1860
215.573.2024
Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology), University of Pennsylvania
Dr. David F. Wilson
Integration of metabolism; Oxidative phosphorylation; Neuroregulation
215.898.6382
215.573.3787
Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Tim J. Yen
Structure and function of mammalian centromeres and kinetochores
215.728.2590
215.728.3616
Cellular and Developmental Biology, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Dr. Christopher Yengo
Motors Proteins and the Cytoskeleton, Protein Structure/Function and Dynamics, Enzyme Kinetics, Molecular Mechanisms of Myosin Based Motility.
E-mail 717.531.8575
717.531.8997
717.531.7667
Cellular and Molecular Physiology,
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Dr. Sally H. Zigmond
Cell migration and chemotaxis
215.898.4559
215.898.8780
Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
       

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