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Experts on cell biology

Natalie  Farny
Natalie Farny
Assistant Professor- Biology & Biotechnology
Biology & Biotechnology

Professor Farny is a broadly trained cell and molecular biologist with an interest in the emerging field of synthetic biology. She is currently integrating these interests to pursue research in two key areas: 1) Using... Read More

Amity L. Manning

Professor Manning’s research focuses on defining the cellular mechanisms that maintain genome stability in normal cells and understanding how those pathways are corrupted in cancer cells. Using a combination of molecular and... Read More

George D Pins

Professor Pins has more than 25 years of expertise in the design, development, and evaluation of implantable biomaterials, and the fabrication of biomimetic scaffolds for tissue engineering applications. His research focuses on... Read More

Suzanne Frances Scarlata

Professor Scarlata's work seeks to understand how hormones and neurotransmitters lead to changes in the growth, division, and shape of cells such as cardiac myocytes (heart muscle cells). She is particularly interested in... Read More

Jagan  Srinivasan
Jagan Srinivasan
Associate Professor-Biological Science
Biology & Biotechnology

Professor Srinivasan's research at WPI is highly inter-disciplinary and encompasses areas such as neurobiology, molecular genetics and chemical biology. His lab is currently focusing on interpreting olfactory dysfunction... Read More

Sam  Walcott
Sam Walcott
Associate Professor-Interdisciplinary
Mathematical Sciences

Professor Walcott's research is positioned at the intersection of mathematics and biology. He uses a combination of computer simulations and mathematical analysis to look at how physical principles at the... Read More