WhoWeAre

Center Administration

QCBNet Director

Wallace Marshall

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF

Director, Center for Cellular Construction

http://marshalllab.ucsf.edu/

QCBNet Coordinator

Judy Piccini

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF

qcbnet.piccini@gmail.com

QCBNet Analyst

Olivia Viloria

Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, UCSF

Olivia.viloria@ucsf.edu

Olivia Viloria

Advisory Board

Margaret Gardel

http://squishycell.uchicago.edu/

University of Chicago

Research Interests:  How the physical properties (e.g. mechanics and architecture) of the cytoskeleton are determined by the activities and mechanics of constituent proteins and, in turn, how cytoskeletal mechanics regulates cell adhesion and force transmission

David Odde

 

University of Minnesota

Research Interests:  The interplay of diffusion, kinetics, thermodynamics, and mechanics of the cell, specifically focusing on the dynamics of microtubules and F-actin and their roles in cell division and cell migration.

Gaudenz Danuser

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Research Interests:  Cell morphogenesis in development and treatment of cancer

Susanne Rafelski

susanner@alleninstitute.org

Allen Institute, Seattle

Research Interests:  Multi-scale analysis of principles of cellular organization