Cell Biology Teaching Faculty

Biology of Cells and Tissues

Judith R. Head, Ph.D. (UT Southwestern)
Course Director
Immunology of mammalian reproduction, especially concerning uterine function, placentation and decidualization


Barry R. Botterman, Ph.D. (University of California, Los Angeles)
Head, Division of Anatomy
Neurophysiology of motor control; synaptic organization of spinal motoneurons; physiology of spinal cord injury

Gary A. Iwamoto, Ph.D. (University of California, Davis)
Remodeling of cardiorespiratory and locomotor control neurons of the central nervous system, Response and adaptation to exercise and hypodynamic environments

John Phelan, Ph.D. (UT Southwestern)
Skeletal-muscular hypertrophy

Janine Prange-Kiel, Ph.D. (Eberhard Karls University, Germany)
Steroids in the brain; regulation of hippocampal estradiol synthesis; effects of estradiol and synaptic plasticity

Caroline "Beth" Rinaldi, Ph.D. (University of Kansas)
Functional morphology; Growth and development of mineralized tissues, especially dentin, with the primary goal of developing applications for the study of paleobiology

Alisa Winkler, Ph.D. (Southern Methodist University)
Systematics and functional morphology of fossil mammals