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Developmental Biology


scientific focus area thumbnail logoDevelopmental Biology aims to understand how an organism develops, from a single cell to an organized grouping of cells that is then programmed at specific times to become specialized for certain tasks; developmental researchers also explore the many diseases that can occur when normal development is disrupted.

Robert S. Adelstein, M.D.

Jay H. Chung, Ph.D., M.D.

Herbert M. Geller, Ph.D.

Edward D. Korn, Ph.D.

Alan M. Michelson, M.D., Ph.D.

Yoh-suke Mukouyama, Ph.D.

Nasser M. Rusan, Ph.D.

Martha Vaughan, M.D.

Hong Xu, Ph.D.

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