• Location of modulatory beta subunits in BK potassium channels....
  • Ryanodine receptors channels are required for the release of calcium (Ca2+) from intracellular stores...
  • Dissection of a cortical circuit in a genetic mouse model of schizophrenia Green...
  • A branching mechanosensory neuron (red) that innervate skin cells (blue) integrates tactile information...

Electron Microscopy Reveals How Vitamin A Enters the Cell...Mancia lab
Filippo Mancia
Congratulations to Filippo Mancia in getting tenure ...
Filippo Mancia
Structures of aminoarabinose transferase ArnT suggest a molecular basis for lipid A glycosylation... see link
Profile: Stavroula Kousteni
explains MC4R-dependent suppression of appetite by bone-derived lipocalin 2...
The Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Departmental Retreat was held on November 4, 2016. We were delighted to have guest speaker Dr. Robert Balaban as a our keynote speaker held at The New York Academy of Medicine. See photos from the event.
New Views of Intracellular Channel that Controls Skeletal Muscle
Cellular Defect Linked to Diabetes
Revolution in Imaging Tech Brings Heart Failure Molecule Into View
Larry Abbott
Faculty member Larry Abbott Elected to National Academy of Sciences …
Columbia University Graduate Research Programs Ranked in Top 10 for Scholarly Productivity
Recent Research News from our Department:
"Columbia Alumnus and UCSD bioengineer Shu Chien will receive the Franklin Award"
"Columbia Press Release: "Disruption in Brain Connection Linked to Genetic Defect in Schizophrenia"

"Cardiac Stent Patients with Diabetes May Benefit from Additional Drug that Counteracts the Effects of Leptin"

"Columbia Scientists Dig Deeper into the Genetics of Schizophrenia by Evaluating MicroRNAs"
"Finding May Solve Riddle of Fatigue in Muscles"
Dr. Marks gives 2015 Ulf von Euler lecture