Elizabeth F. Smith

  • Dean of the Faculty

  • Paul M. Dauten Jr. Professor of the Biological Sciences

  • Professor in the Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program

The proper assembly and regulated function of eukaryotic cilia is critical for development and sustained human health. We use a variety of biochemical, molecular, and genetic techniques to elucidate the signal transduction pathways that regulate motor proteins responsible for ciliary beating.


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  • B.A. Agnes Scott College
  • Ph.D. Emory University

Selected Publications

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Works In Progress

"Regulation of Ciliary and Flagellar Motility: Understanding the Function of Calmodulin and Interacting Proteins"