The Department of Cell, Developmental and Regenerative Biology’s faculty members are a large part of Mount Sinai’s research and academic communities. Our faculty members run their own labs and provide our trainees with a comprehensive education in developmental and regenerative biology.

Primary Faculty

Bieker, James J.: Red blood cell differentiation

Blenkinsop, Timothy: Retina disease and regeneration

Cagan, Ross L.: Disease/Development in drosophila

Chen, Ya-Wen: hPSC-derived airway and alveolar cells

Chess, Andrew: Regulating gene expression mechanisms

Dubois, Nicole C.: Stem cells to model heart development and disease

Ezhkova, Elena: The role of epignetic regulators in stem cell control

Ghaffari, Saghi: Blood, stem cells, blood disorders and metabolism

Kelley, Kevin A.: Transgenic and knockout mice

Krauss, Robert S.: Adhesion/signaling in development

Marlow, Florence: Germline stem cells, fertility and polarity

May, Alison - Epithelial morphogenesis and regeneration

Millar, Sarah: Wnt signaling and regulatory mechanisms

Mlodzik, Marek: Wnt-Frizzled signaling & cell polarity

Moore, Kateri: Hematopoietic stem cells and their niche

Rangan, Prashanth - Germline stem cells, gametogenesis, RNA biology, epigenetics

Rendl, Michael: Stem cell niche formation

Sidi, Samuel: Target discovery in cancer

Sokol, Sergei Y.: Cell polarity and signaling

Soriano, Philippe M.: Vertebrate developmental signaling

Sturgeon,Christopher M.: hPSC-derived hematopoiesis

Wassarman, Paul M.: Mammalian fertilization

Wu, Zhuhao: Neural system structures and genetics

Ying, Zhe - Epithelial cell fate choice in cancer and development

Zwaka, Thomas: Pluripotency, Cellular Diversity, and Multicellularity