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Membrane proteins in cell-cell communication: architecture and mechanisms

Extracellular signaling plays a central role in cell-cell communication for all multicellular organisms, orchestrating various life processes from body formation to brain function. This diverse and important signaling is exquisitely controlled by a variety of membrane proteins.

We investigate how these dynamic and fine-tuned proteins are built, how they release/receive signals, and how they integrate and convey these signals across the cell membrane.

Research interests

Structure and Molecular Mechanism
Physiology and Behavior
 Painometer Development
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