• Chromatin, Chromosomes, and Genome Integrity
  • Developmental Mechanisms and Regulation in Eukaryotic Systems
  • Eukaryotic Cell Biology, Cytoskeleton and Signaling

Using the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, the long-term goal of our laboratory is to contribute to an understanding of the genetic basis of the developmental program of higher organisms. The homeotic genes, which play a crucial role in development, have been our principal locus.

The Search for Downstream Genes

Homeotic genes in Evolution and Development

Biological Science
PhD, University of Texas, 1970
gene cloning genetic manipulation recombinant dna biological sciences cytology embryology genetics animal development molecular genetics