Mechanisms of membrane-associated cell biological processes.
Cell death/proliferation signals in development and disease
High resolution dynamic and spatial studies of prokaryotic cellular organization
Molecular mechanisms of social behaviors, specifically self versus non-self recognition, in bacteria
Transcriptional regulation of the TNF gene, HIV biology, HIV/TB host susceptibility and resistance genes
C. elegans genetics of intercellular RNAi signaling
Chromosome segregation, yeast sex, and evolution
Epigenetic mechanisms that control gene expression, how chromatin template-based nuclear events impact biological processes and human health