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Mustafa Mir joins the CDB faculty as Assistant Professor

Dr. Mir’s laboratory will develop and apply new imaging technologies, including light-sheet microscopy to understand and manipulate the interplay between nuclear organization, transcriptional regulation, and gene expression patterns during cell-fate determination in developing embryos. He isespecially interested in the interactions between disordered regions of proteins and their role in nuclear organization. Read his recent comments on phase transitions in cell biology in Science: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/01/sloppy-science-or-groundbreaking-idea-theory-how-cells-organize-contents-divides