• 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...

Filippo Mancia
Structures of aminoarabinose transferase ArnT suggest a molecular basis for lipid A glycosylation... see link
Larry Abbott
Faculty member Larry Abbott Elected to National Academy of Sciences ...
Profile: Henry Colecraft
explains ChIMP (channel inactivation induced by membrane tethering an associated protein)...
The Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Departmental Retreat was held on December 3, 2015. We were delighted to have guest speaker Dr.Richard Kitsis as a our keynote speaker held in the Neurological Institute.
See photos from the event
New Leadership Appointments
Cellular Defect Linked to Diabetes
Revolution in Imaging Tech Brings Heart Failure Molecule Into View
Columbia University Graduate Research Programs Ranked in Top 10 for Scholarly Productivity
Recent Research News from our Department:
The 5th anniversary of the Fukushima disaster and the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

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"