​​Welcome to CMM 

Our mission is to support and promote research and teaching in cell biology and related disciplines at UCSD, San Diego, and beyond. 

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Hela_mitosisHeLa cells undergoing mitosis.
Image by Yao Wong & Arshad Desai.
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San DiegoSan Diego is a hub for academic and industrial research.
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neurospheresIPSC-derived neurospheres making synaptic connections.
Image by Alysson Muotri
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Dynamic topological domains (TADs) in mammalian chromosomes.
Image by Anthony Schmitt and Bing Ren.
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News & Announcements

7/31/2017: Sitting on the fringes of the mainstream health industry, nearly 600 clinics offering stem cell tre...
7/25/2017: Stemedica Cell Technologies, a company that manufactured experimental stem cell medicine for severa...
7/6/2017: A growing number of scientists are finding career opportunities studying the biology of glycans — t...

Upcoming Seminars

Microtubule-based transport in neurons
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Jill Wildonger, Ph.D., (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Hosted by: Sam Reck-Peterson and Ethan Bier
Location: Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
How cells cope with a fidelity crisis during protein biogenesis
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Eric Bennett, Ph.D., (UCSD, Cell & Developmental Biology)
Hosted by: Mark Estelle
Location: Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
How to Build an Endosphere
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM
Kit Pogliano, Ph.D., (UCSD, Molecular Biology)
Hosted by: Victor Nizet
Location: Marilyn G. Farquhar

Recent Publications

DeSantis ME, Cianfrocco MA, Htet ZM, Tran PT, Reck-Peterson SL, Leschziner AE.
Cell170 (6): 1197-1208.
Batra R, Nelles DA, Pirie E, Blue SM, Marina RJ, Wang H, Chaim IA, Thomas JD, Zhang N, Nguyen V, Aigner S, Markmiller S, Xia G, Corbett KD, Swanson MS, Yeo GW
Cell170 (5): 899-912.
Patras KA, Coady A, Olson J, Ali SR, RamachandraRao SP, Kumar S, Varki A, Nizet V
Immunol Cell Biol