• Gus Mouneimne, PhD

    Understanding How Cytoskeletal Architecture Regulates Cancer Metastasis

  • Tom Doetschman, PhD

    Synergistic activities of TGFbeta deficiency and the gut microbiome in colon cancer.

  • Brett Colson, PhD

    Deciphering the Structural Basis for Muscle Contraction at the Molecular Level


    A Thriving Environment for Biomedical Discovery

  • Casey Romanoski, PhD

    Systems Genetics Approaches to Identify Mechanisms of Complex Diseases


    An Established Leader in Cutting-edge Research

  • Jean Wilson, PhD

    Cell biology of barrier function in inflammatory bowel diseases

  • Noel Warfel, PhD

    Modeling the Effects of Hypoxia on Cancer Cells and Tumor Angiogenesis

  • Greg Rogers, PhD

    Investigating Mechanisms of Genomic Integrity

  • Nathan Ellis, PhD

    Aberrant DNA Replication and Genomic Instability


Message from the Chair

The mission of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is to provide pre- and post-doctoral, medical and graduate education in an interdisplinary environment through research activities, to advance knowledge of biological structure as related to function and disease from the molecular level to the whole organism.


10 UAHS Graduate Students Selected for 2017 Donald Sheer Awards

Donald Sheer Memorial Research Fund Awardees Selected

10 graduate students from UAHS were selected by the Graduate Program Advisory Committee to receive the 2017 awards. This award was created in memory of UA Alumnus Dr. Donald Sheer, a scientist and inventor in biotechnology, who perished in the 1998 crash of Swissair Flight 111 on his way to an international conference. The award provides travel stipends for graduate students to attend and present their research at scientific meetings and conferences.  The 2017 awardees are Karissa Cottier, Avery DeVries, Brittany Forte, Christy Anne Harrison, Kelvin Pond, Candy Rivas, Phil Sandoval, Shraddha Tuladhar, Lila Wollman, and Hong Zhang. 
CMM/IMB Joint Student Seminar - Spring 2017
CMM/MCB/CBC Joint Seminar Series

Upcoming Events

Jemma Webber- Faculty Candidate Seminar
Wednesday 12:00pm
MRB 102

CMM Joint Seminar Series: John Kim
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sarver Heart Center, Room 4137

MCB Joint Seminar Series: Matt Chapman 'The Biogenesis and Physiological Properties of Functional Amyloids'
11:00am to 12:00pm
Bio Sciences West, Room 208

CMM Joint Seminar Series: Matt Tyska
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Sarver Heart Center, Room 4137

MCB Joint Seminar Series: Daniel Larson
11:00am to 12:00pm
Location TBD