Christopher A. Johnston

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Associate Professor

Email: 
johnstca@unm.edu
Phone: 
505-277-1567
Office: 
Castetter Hall 288
Education: 
Ph.D. (Pharmacology), University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2007
 
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Research Area(s)

Cell Biology,  Developmental Biology,  Genetics,  Molecular Evolution

Research Interests:

Molecular mechanisms of mitotic spindle positioning during cell division; genetic pathways involved in asymmetric cell division of Drosophila neural stem cells; cellular approaches to elucidating the pathways linking cortical polarity to division axis orientation; understanding the structural and evolutionary basis for protein–protein interactions involved in signal transduction pathways; defining the role of oriented cell division in development and disease.