Welcome To CSB

The Department of Cell & Systems Biology (CSB) advances research and teaching in the most dynamic and vital areas of biological research

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Meet our Faculty

Explore who’s behind our latest outstanding publications.

Professor Shelley Lumba

Shelley Lumba

Assistant Professor

Prof Ritu Sarpal

Ritu Sarpal

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

Recent Publications

Three mutations repurpose a plant karrikin receptor to a strigolactone receptor

Arellano-Saab A, Bunsick M, Al Galib H, Zhao W, Schuetz S, Bradley JM, Xu Z, Adityani C, Subha A, McKay H, de Saint Germain A, Boyer F, McErlean CSP, Toh S, McCourt P, Stogios PJ, Lumba S
2021, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 10.1073/pnas.2103175118

Self-tunable engineered yeast probiotics for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Scott BM, Gutiérrez-Vázquez C, Sanmarco LM, da Silva Pereira JA, Li Z, Plasencia A, Hewson P, Cox LM, O’Brien M, Chen SK, Moraes-Vieira PM, Chang BSW, Peisajovich SG, Quintana FJ
2021, Nature Medicine, 10.1038/s41591-021-01390-x

Capillarity and active cell movement at mesendoderm translocation in the Xenopus gastrula

Nagel M, Barua D, Damm EW, Kashef J, Hofmann R, Ershov A, Cecilia A, Moosmann J, Baumbach T, Winklbauer R
2021, Development, 10.1242/dev.198960

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Nick Provart

Professor and Chair

At CSB, our Professors create modern, interactive instruction for an engaged student body and our Sessional Lecturers provide a personal approach. Our exceptional students, post-docs and professors are recipients of prestigious honours. We will continue to produce outstanding discoveries that enhance and challenge our understanding of living organisms

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