Daniel Conway, Ph.D.
Massey Cancer Center research program membership
Cancer Molecular Genetics
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology/Emory University (2009)
My group is interested in epithelial homeostasis, specifically, the role of mechanical forces required to maintain 3D epithelial structure. Our work focuses on cell-cell junctions and the nucleus. Recently, we identified the nuclear LINC complex as a critical structure for organizing epithelial cysts; loss of this structure results in collapse of the lumen.
Disease focus of research
Published research (during tenure as a Massey Cancer Center member)
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