Silvia Jansen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Office: (314) 273-1853; Lab: (314) 273-1854
silvia.jansen@wustl.edu

Research Interests: Focus is on elucidating the molecular mechanisms that regulate the architecture, dimensions and dynamics of actin filament networks, and tune them to support essential cellular functions ranging from cell migration and cytokinesis to neurogenesis.


Professional Education

  • M.S.: Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Belgium), 2003, Biomedical Sciences
  • Ph.D.: Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Belgium), 2007, Biomedical Sciences
  • Postdoc: Laboratory of Therapeutics, Leuven, Belgium, 2007-2012
  • Postdoc: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, 2012-2017, Biology