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Welcome to the Department of Cell Biology
at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Peter N. Devreotes, Ph.D.
Learning to Understand
Cellular and Multi-Cellular Behavior
Learning How Tubular Organs Form
Deborah Andrew, Ph.D.
Baltimore Waterfront
at Fell's Point
Erika Matunis, Ph.D.
Douglas Robinson, Ph.D.
Fitting the Pieces of Cell Division Together
Susan Michaelis, Ph.D.
Peter Espenshade, Ph.D.
Hiromi Sesaki, Ph.D.
Miho Iijima, Ph.D.
Baltimore Inner Harbor
Andrew Ewald, Ph.D.
Kathy Wilson, Ph.D.
Takanari Inoue, Ph.D.
Scot Kuo, Ph.D.

Upcoming Events

Seminars and events. Know what's coming.

See what's coming

Wilson/Yang Lab Happy Hour
4:30pm to 6:00pm
107 WBSB
Matunis Lab Happy Hour
WBSB 107
Faculty Meeting
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Bodian Room
Staff Meeting
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Bodian Room

Recent Publications

Our latest research and discoveries.


Onuma H, Komatsu T, Arita M, Hanaoka K, Ueno T, Terai T, Nagano T, Inoue T.  2014.  Rapidly rendering cells phagocytic through a cell surface display technique and concurrent Rac activation.  Sci Signal.  Jul 15;7(334):rs4. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.2005123.
Pulido R, Baker SJ, Barata JT, Carracedo A, Cid VJ, Chin-Sang ID, Davé V, den Hertog J, Devreotes P, Eickholt BJ, Eng C, Furnari FB, Georgescu MM, Gericke A, Hopkins B, Jiang X, Lee SR, Lösche M, Malaney P, Matias-Guiu X, Molina M, Pandolfi PP, Parsons R, Pinton P, Rivas C, Rocha RM, Rodríguez MS, Ross AH, Serrano M, Stambolic V, Stiles B, Suzuki A, Tan SS, Tonks NK, Trotman LC, Wolff N, Woscholski R, Wu H, and Leslie NR. (2014) A unified nomenclature and amino acid numbering for human PTEN. Sci Signal July 1;7(332):pe15. PMID 24985344 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
Nguyen HN, Yang JM, Afkari Y, Park BH, Sesaki HDevreotes PN, and Iijima M.  2014.  Engineering ePTEN, an enhanced PTEN with increased tumor suppressor activities. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jul 1;111(26):E2684-93. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409433111. Epub 2014 Jun 16. PMID: 24979808 [PubMed – in process]