Paul M. Kulesa, Professor and Director of Imaging,Stowers Institute for Medical Research will give a colloquium titled, "Collective Cell Migration in Development and Cancer" at 4:15 PM in 127 Hayes-Healy Center.
Dr. Paul M. Kulesa is a Professor and Director of Imaging/Kulesa lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, where he conducts research in cell migration mechanisms in development and cancer, using embryology, dynamic in vivo imaging, and computational modeling. Dr. Kulesa received a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1984 and a master’s in applied mathematics from the University of Southern California in 1990. He completed his PhD in applied mathematics at the University of Washington in 1995, working with Prof JD Murray, FRS, an expert in modeling biological pattern formation. He trained at the interface of experiment and theory as a Sloan Foundation and Burroughs Wellcome Fund postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Prof Scott E Fraser at the California Institute of Technology before joining the Stowers Institute in 2003.