Jeffrey D Amack, PhD

Jeffrey D Amack, PhD
Appointed 08/15/07
293 Weiskotten Hall
766 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

315 464-8507

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Biomedical Sciences Program
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Research Pillars

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Education & Fellowships

  • Postdoctoral Fellow: University of Utah School of Medicine, 2007, Developmental Biology
  • PhD: University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2002, Genetics

Research Interests

  • Genetics and cell biology of organ morphogenesis during embryonic development.

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Research Abstract

My lab focuses on how organs--in particular the heart--take shape during embryonic development. We use zebrafish as a model vertebrate embryo to study the genetics and cell biology of organ morphogenesis.
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