Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development spans a broad spectrum of biological disciplines, including the storage and expression of information (genetics), its translation into the workings of individual cells (cell biology), and the assembly of cells into tissues and organ systems (development). 

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Aaron Engelhart, Assistant Professor , 612-625-1950

Laura Gammill, PhD, Associate Professor , 612-625-6158

Melissa Gardner, PhD, Associate Professor , 612-626-6760 , 612-624-3955

Perry Hackett, PhD, Professor , 612-624-6736

Thomas Hays, PhD, Professor, Associate Dean for Research , 612-626-2949

Victoria Iwanij, PhD, Associate Professor , (612)-624-4942

Yasuhiko Kawakami, PhD, Associate Professor , (612)-626-9935


Nobuaki Kikyo, MD, PhD, Associate Professor , 612-624-0498

David Kirkpatrick, Associate Professor, Interim Head of Biology Teaching & Learning, Director of Undergraduate Studies - GCD Major , 612-624-9244