Developmental Biology Program

The Alexandra Joyner Lab

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Pictured: Alexandra Joyner
Alexandra Joyner, PhD

The Joyner lab studies how genes regulate the cell behaviors (proliferation, differentiation, migration) that underlie organ development, tissue repair and cancer. They focus on the brain where stem cells must produce hundreds of cell types at the right times and in the correct numbers, and the cells then migrate to the correct positions and synapse with partners. The lab uses sophisticated mouse genetics approaches to probe how cell-cell communication and cell intrinsic genetic programs determine the way by which normal cerebellar circuitry is established and regulates behaviors, or are disrupted in diseases including cancer.

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The Alexandra Joyner Lab

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Pictured: Alexandra Joyner

Alexandra Joyner, PhD

  • The Joyner laboratory studies the involvement of Hedgehog signaling and transcription factors in cerebellum development, regeneration and cancer.
  • PhD, University of Toronto
joynera@mskcc.org
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212-639-3962
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N. Sumru Bayin, Ph.D.
N. Sumru Bayin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow - NYSTEM Training Award at the CSCB

Salsabiel El Nagar

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Anjana Krishnamurthy
Anjana Krishnamurthy

Graduate Student

Andrew S. Lee
Andrew S. Lee

Graduate Student

Cara Monaco

SKI Lead Admin

Anna Pakula
Anna Pakula

Research Fellow

Reeti Mayur Sanghrajka, Graduate Student
Reeti Mayur Sanghrajka

Graduate Student

Zhimin (Jimmy) Lao
Zhimin (Jimmy) Lao

Senior Research Assistant

Daniel Stephen
Daniel Stephen

Senior Research Technician

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Alexandra Joyner discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

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