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  • 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...


Lumpkin VP&S Receives New NIH Grant to Expand Training for Underrepresented Students
"CV Development Recruitment Day
June 10, 2021"
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Henry M. Colecraft from Columbia University will receive the 2022 Kenneth S. Cole Award from the Channels, Receptors and Transporters Subgroup of the Biophysical Society.
South Korea took rapid, intrusive measures against Covid-19 – and they worked... see link
Electron Microscopy Reveals How Vitamin A Enters the Cell...Mancia lab
How the Coronavirus is Changing Everything
- Andrew R. Marks
The Physiology and Cellular Biophysics Departmental Retreat was held on September 27, 2019. We were delighted to have guest speakers Ann Temkin and Aris N. Economides as a our keynote speakers held at The New York Academy of Medicine.
See photos from the event.
Profile: Stavroula Kousteni
explains MC4R-dependent suppression of appetite by bone-derived lipocalin 2...
University Policy | Sexual Respect
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Congratulations to Jeanine D'Armiento, selected for the Columbia Provost's Faculty Service Award


Congratulations to our colleague and collaborator, Joachim Frank, on winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Cellular Defect Linked to Diabetes
Editorial: Desperately seeking diversity
Revolution in Imaging Tech Brings Heart Failure Molecule Into View
Summer Research Program for Science Teachers forthcoming publication in the printed version of the P&S magazine.
Belly Fat Promotes Diabetes Under Orders from Liver
In obese mice, a liver enzyme inflames fat, increasing insulin resistance
Change in Mitochondria is Critical for Clearing Dead Cells.
Consuming 1 million dead cells every second
Physiology Graduate student Hunter Giese collaborates with Anicka Yi on Guggenheim exhibition: CUMC Press Release and Video or Guggenheim Press Release
How a nuclear attack on North Korea would add to global cancer epidemic