University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology


  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020 11:00 am
    5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute
    Jay Tan, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Dept of Cell Biology
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020 11:00 am
    5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute
    Antentor Hinton, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:00am
    5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute
    Antonis Kourtidis, PhD, Assistant Professor, Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Tuesday, May 12, 2020 11:00 am
    5th Floor Boardroom, Eye & Ear Institute
    Pascal Zinn, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
    Local Traffic 2020
    19th Annual Pittsburgh Symposium on Membrane Traffic April 30, 2020 4:00 p.m. Margaret "Scottie" Robinson
    Keynote Speaker
    University of Cambridge - UK
    Title: Coated Vesicle Adaptors
    Please register at
    The event is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    For more information please email Michele Bolek

New Publications

  • New Publication!
    Adam Kwiatkowski, Ph.D.
    Vinculin anchors contractile actin to the cardiomyocyte adherens junction. Merkel CD, Li Y, Raza Q, Stolz, Kwiatkowski AV. Mol Biol Cell. 2019 Oct 1;30(21):2639-2650. Doi: 10.1091/mbc. E19-04-216. PMID: 31483697
  • New Publication!
    Gerry Hammond, Ph.D.
    Novel roles of phosphoinositides in signaling, lipid transport and disease. Hammond GRV, Burke JE. Curr Opin Cell Biology. 2020 Jan 20; 63:57-67. doi: 10.1016/
  • New Publication!
    Marijn G. Ford, Ph.D.
    Structural and functional characterization of the dominant negative P‐loop lysine mutation in the dynamin superfamily protein Vps1 Bryan A. Tornabene, Natalia V. Varlakhanova, Christopher J. Hosford, Joshua S. Chappie, Marijn G. J. Ford Protein Sci. 2020 Jan 24, doi:10.1002/pro.3830. PMID: 31981262