An intricate network of signals regulates cell growth and other cellular activities. When this communication system goes awry and signals aren’t properly conveyed or processed, many diseases can result, including cancer. Among our researchers who study cell signaling and regulation are experts in molecular, cellular, structural, and developmental biology.
Pictured: Two mesothelioma cells connected by long extensions called tunneling nanotubes, which potentially may be a conduit for communication between the cells. (Courtesy of the Malcolm Moore lab.)