Edwin L Ferguson, University of Chicago

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Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy Professor Chicago, Illinois elfergus@midway.uchicago.edu Office: (773) 702-8943


The lab approaches questions of pattern formation and cell fate specification in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Our current interests are the mechanisms underlying the patterning of the embryonic dorsal-ventral (D/V) axis and the asymmetric self-renewal divisions of adult stem cells.