Chun Han

Nancy M. and Samuel C. Fleming Assistant Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences; Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology

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Contact Information

435 Weill Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-7855

Chun Han

Nancy M. and Samuel C. Fleming Assistant Professor
Molecular Biology and Genetics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences/College of Arts and Sciences; Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology

Expertise
Neurodevelopment; dendrite morphogenesis; Drosophila genetics; cell biology

Current Research Interest
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of dendrite morphogenesis and dendrite degeneration; development of genetic and cell biology tools in Drosophila

Selected Publications
Han, Chun, Yuanquan Song, Hui Xiao, Denan Wang, Nathalie C. Franc, Lily Yeh Jan, and Yuh-Nung Jan. “Epidermal Cells Are the Primary Phagocytes in the Fragmentation and Clearance of Degenerating Dendrites in Drosophila.Neuron 81, no. 3 (2014): 544–560.

Han, Chun, Denan Wang, Peter Soba, Sijun Zhu, Xinhua Lin, Lily Yeh Jan, and Yuh-Nung Jan. “Integrins Regulate Repulsion-Mediated Dendritic Patterning of Drosophila Sensory Neurons by Restricting Dendrites in a 2D Space. Neuron 73, no. 1 (2012): 64–78.

Cornell Research Website Article
Genetic Editing with CRISPR