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Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy is one of the Medical College of Wisconsin's six research-intensive basic science Departments and at the same time retains its historical and essential role in medical education via the first year “Clinical Human Anatomy”, “Neuroscience” and “Molecules to Cells” courses and through its interdisciplinary teaching the 2nd year of the Discovery Curriculum. Research areas in CBNA are focused in basic cell biology, developmental biology and neurobiology and currently include development of the heart, gastrointestinal system, retina and brain as well as the biology of muscle atrophy and plasticity. The Department’s major efforts in cellular neurobiology of peripheral nociceptors, the regulation of energy metabolism, cellular trafficking in retinal photoreceptors and the mechanisms of learning and memory have made it a major strength in MCW’s research strategy to develop a Neuroscience Center.

Welcome Dr. Jonathan S. Marchant, Chair of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy

Jonathan Marchant

We are pleased to welcome Jonathan S. Marchant, MA, PhD, as Chair of the Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy and the Marcus Professor of Human and Molecular Genetics, effective September 1, 2017.

Dr. Marchant received his PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Cambridge in England in 1996, following which he was a Wellcome Trust Training Fellow in the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Cambridge from 1996 to 1998, and a Wellcome Trust International Training Fellow in the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior at the University of California-Irvine from 1998-2001. Learn more

 

 

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Research

Our research includes Cell Biology, Neuroscience, Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Biology, Stem Cell Development and Vision Science. Explore our facilites

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Graduate Programs

The study of health and disease in the central and peripheral nervous system carries almost unlimited promise for understanding medical advancement. Among other areas, students study vision, perception and cognition.

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Body Donation

The program supports the education and training of medical students, residents, postgraduate physicians, and healthcare professionals by preparing bodies, organs and tissues for study, dissection, and discovery.

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Seminars & Events

  • September 26, 2018

    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Cell Biology Seminar

    MCW Alumni Center

    Mitochondrial Heterogeneity in Development and Aging

  • October 3, 2018

    9:45 am – 11:00 am

    Cell Biology Seminar

    MCW Alumni Center

    Nkx2.5 is Essential for Zebrafish Cardiac Development and Myocardial Regeneration

  • October 10, 2018

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Cell Biology Seminar

    MCW Alumni Center

    Ca2+ Signaling and Neurodegenerative Disease

  • October 16, 2018

    12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

    Cell Biology/Neuroscience Research Center Seminar

    MCW Alumni Center

    Neural Circuits of Itch and Pain

  • October 24, 2018

    11:00 am – 1:00 pm

    Hiram Benjamin Lecture

    MCW Alumni Center

    Sally Temple, PhD, Scientific Director, Principal Investigator and Co-founder, Neural Stem Cell Institute will present.

Contact Us

Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8261
(414) 955-6517 (fax)
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