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; neurodegeneration; drosophila genetics; cell biology; tool development

Current Research Interest

Cell intrinsic mechanisms of dendrite morphogenesis; cell-cell interactions in dendrite patterning; neuron-phagocyte interactions in neurodegeneration; developments of genetic and cell biology tools in drosophila

Selected Publications

Sapar, Maria L., Hui Ji, Bei Wang, Amy R. Poe, Kush Dubey, Xingjie Ren, Jian-Quan Ni, and Chun Han. “Phosphatidylserine Externalization Results from and Causes Neurite Degeneration in Drosophila.” Cell Reports 24, no. 9 (2018): 2273-2286.

Poe Amy R., Lingfeng Tang, Bei Wang, Yun Li, Maria L. Sapar, and Chun Han. “Dendritic Space-Filling Requires a Neuronal Type-Specific Extracellular Permissive Signal in Drosophila.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, no. 38 (2017): E8062-E8071.

Cornell Research Website Article

Genetic Editing with CRISPR