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
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.

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.

Cornell Research Website Article
Genetic Editing with CRISPR