DSCB Faculty

DSCB-affiliated faculty use cutting-edge approaches to address research questions in development, stem cell biology, and regeneration.

About our faculty:  Our faculty have primary appointments in basic science and clinical departments at the School of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Department of Biology. Our faculty are highly collaborative. This enriches the training opportunities for DSCB students. Research of our faculty includes the range of classic model organisms (including S.cerevisiae, Dictyostelium, Arabidopsis, Drosophila, C. elegans, zebrafish, and mouse) as well as non-model organisms including stickleback, sea urchins and the red-eared slider turtle, T. scripta. Many of our faculty also use induced pluripotent stem cells, organoid models and human samples.

Criterion for membership:  In addition to pursuing relevant research for the DSCB mission, active mentors must maintain a strong training lab environment and complete required mentoring. In addition, they are expected to contribute to DSCB activities.

James R. Urbaniak, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Orthopedic Surgery
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Professor of Cell Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor of Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Paul Kramer Distinguished Professor of Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Professor of Medicine
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
George and Geneva Boguslavsky Distinguished Professor of Eye Research
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor of Immunology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor of Cell Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Professor of Cell Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
John W. Strohbehn Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology & Cancer Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Professor of Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Chair, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
George Barth Geller Distinguished Professor for Research in Molecular Biology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Duke School of Medicine Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program
Associate Professor of Neurobiology
Developmental & Stem Cell Biology Program