Lab Members

George Witman PhD 

George Witman, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell Biology and
George F. Booth Chair in Basic Sciences
University of California, Riverside, CA, B.A. 1967
Yale University, New Haven, CT, Ph.D. 1972

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Junya Awata

Junya Awata, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chiba University, Japan
Master of Science in Biology, Chiba University, Japan
Ph.D. in Plant Physiology and Biophysics, Chiba University, Japan

Elucidation of protein functions in the cilium

Jason Brown

Jason M. Brown, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bachelor of Science in Genetics, The University of Georgia
Ph.D. in Cellular Biology, The University of Georgia

Regulation of genes encoding flagellar proteins; generation and analysis of Chlamydomonas motility mutants

Branch Craige

Branch Craige, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow 
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Emory University
Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Emory University

Ciliopathy genes and the flagellar transition zone in Chlamydomonas and mouse

Yuqing Hou

Yuqing Hou, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Fudan University, P. R. China
Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fudan University, P. R. China
Ph.D. in Cell Biology, UMASS Medical School

Intraflagellar transport system in Chlamydomonas

Tomo Kubo

Tomohiro Kubo, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Bachelor of Science in Biology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Master of Science in Biology, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Ph.D. in Biology, The University of Tokyo, Japan

The role of tubulin polyglutamylation in cilia/flagella

DebCochran2

Deborah Cochran, M.Ag.
Research Associate
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, Penn State University.
Masters of Agriculture in Horticulture, Penn State University