Department of Cell and Developmental Biology

Probing the tumor microenvironment

Vanderbilt researchers used single-cell sequencing, imaging, and computational approaches to characterize the colonic tumor microenvironment, providing important insights to the components that play roles in colorectal tumor pathogenesis.

Chancellor Faculty Fellows announced

Several highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise have been selected for the 2022 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows.

Bacterial battle in 3D

Using imaging mass spectrometry and microscopy, Vanderbilt researchers visualized how staph bacteria modifies lipids in its membrane to evade immune system-mediated killing.

Choi, Short receive AGA Research Foundation Awards

Two Vanderbilt researchers have received awards from the AGA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Gastroenterological Association.

Cell and Developmental Biology hosts seminars Jan. 10 and Jan. 12

From left, Nicholas Negretti, PhD, Jonathan Kropski, MD, John Benjamin, MD, MPH, Jennifer Sucre, MD, and Erin Plosa, MD, led the research team that created a single-cell “atlas” of lung development. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

“Atlas” of lung development may aid efforts to heal premature lungs

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have constructed a single-cell “atlas” of lung development that tracks multiple cell types over time.

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