Silvia Jansen, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology

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
  • MS: Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Belgium), 2003, Biomedical Sciences
  • PhD: 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
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