Peer Review Committee for Cell Structure and Metastasis (CSM)

Areas Reviewed

  • Ultrastructure and function of cells in studies ranging from intact organisms to cells in culture 
  • Organelle biology involving the nucleus, the cytoskeleton, and membrane-bound organelles; trafficking of organelles and their constituents 
  • Metastasis and the relationship between cells and the extracellular matrix 
  • Cell-cell interaction, adhesion, the development of cell polarity, and the signaling events responsible for these processes
  • Cellular and molecular events responsible for angiogenesis

Committee Members

Nikki Cheng, PhD, Chair
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Douglas R. Hurst, PhD, Vice-Chair
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Rolf A. Brekken, PhD
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Dallas, TX

Ronald L. Chandler, PhD
Michigan State University
Grand Rapids, MI

Salvatore Coniglio
Kean University
Union, NJ

Yvonne Florence
Stakeholder
Yeadon, PA

Emilia Galperin, PhD
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Tomoo Iwakuma, MD, PhD
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Marianne Byrn Kipper, PhD, Stakeholder
Woody Creek, CO

Giannoula Klement, DVM, MD, FRCPC
CSTS Health Care Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Michael Koval, PhD (ad hoc)
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Traci R. Lyons, PhD
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, CO

Adam Marcus, PhD
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Marina Pasca di Magliano, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Paolo Provenzano, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Zachary Schafer, PhD
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Yanzhuang Wang, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI