Dr. Luis Alfredo Cruz Ramírez
Molecular and developmental complexity
Multicellular organisms start their lives as one single cell, with a genome that has the potential to produce hundreds or thousands of different cell types. This variation in cellular identity and morphology is the basis for the development of plants, animals and microbes.
Research in the Cellular and Developmental Biology groups in LANGEBIO is directed to understanding the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that produce the diversity of life that we can observe in nature.