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Dan Kiehart, Ph.D.

Dan Kiehart, Ph.D.

Professor of Biology

Office: 4330 French Family Science Center, Science Drive, Duke University, Durham, NC 277080338

Campus Box: Box 90338, Dept. Biology, Duke University, Durham, NC 277081000

Phone: +1 919 613 8157

Our intellectual focus is on identifying determinants of cell shape that function during development. Utilizing molecular genetic and reverse genetic approaches in Drosophila, we have shown that conventional nonmuscle myosin is necessary for driving both cell division and post-mitotic cell shape... Full Profile »