The Zhang Lab studies how signal transduction regulates cell fate determination and how normal signaling processes are compromised in disease conditions. Using live-cell imaging and optogenetic control of signal transduction, we observe and perturb signaling modules to define cellular responses. Our major goal is to gain insight into signaling mechanisms that regulate critical cellular functions such as cell proliferation, differentiation, migration, and apoptosis and to apply the insight to understanding and treating neurological disorders.
Our Principal Investigator is Kai Zhang.
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