Dr. JD Furlow

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Position Title
Professor

Unit
NPB

Briggs Hall Rm. 274B
Bio

Profile Introduction

Molecular basis of hormone action, particularly during development

Degrees

1992    PhD    (Biochemistry)    University of Wisconsin, Madison
1985    BS    (Biochemistry)    Pennsylvania State University
Postdoctoral Fellow - Carnegie Institution of Washington, Department of Embryology

Research Interests

Hormones and Development

Molecular basis of hormone action, particularly during development. Analysis of gene expression programs during morphogenesis. Genome editing in model organisms, particularly applied to nuclear hormone receptor function.

Awards

Whitman Fellow, Marine Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, MA 2014 and 2015

Visiting faculty, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany 2006

Department and Center Affiliations

UCD Cancer Center

Faculty, Physiology course, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

ProfessionalSocieties

The Endocrine Society

Society for Developmental Biology

American Physiological Society

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

Specialties / Focus

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

  • Cellular Responses to Toxins and Stress
  • Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology

  • Molecular Physiology
  • Comparative Physiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Developmental Physiology

Labs

Furlow Lab, 274 Briggs Hall

  • Brenda Mengeling

Teaching Interests

Endocrinology, developmental biology, molecular biology.

Courses

NPB 101 Systemic Physiology (Winter)

NPB 128 Comparative Physiology: Endocrinology (Winter)

NPB 152 Hormones and Behavior (Spring)

Personal Interests

Travel, reading, movies, volleyball, gardening (ok, not that last one!).

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