Signal Transduction

How do cells respond to adenosine binding to its receptor? How is calcium influx at the synapse coupled to neurotransmitter release? Are specialized lipids or platforms of proteins and lipids important in these biological circuits? UVa researchers are using multiple techniques to explore these questions that are central to human health.

Faculty Members: Paula Barrett, Douglas Bayliss, John Bushweller, David Cafiso, David Castle, Linda Columbus, Carl Creutz, Brant Isakson, Erik Fernandez, Owen Pornillos, Lukas Tamm, Mark Yeager

Research Faculty: Kelly Dryden, Volker Kiessling, Binyong Liang, Michael Purdy