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George M. Langford

Dean College of Arts & Sciences
Cell Biology and Neuroscience

glangfor@syr.edu

Office: 364 Life Sciences Complex (LSC)
Phone: 315-443-7657; lab 315-443-7617/ fax: 315-443-2012

Dean’s Office: 300 Hall of Languages
Phone: 315-443-3949

Education

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology,1971
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania,1971-73

Research interests

Cell and Molecular Biology of the Actin Cytoskeleton in Health and Disease: Axonal Transport in Nerve Cells and Fungal Pathogenesis of Epithelial Cells.

Selected Publications

Wöllert, T., Rollenhagen, C., Young, M.C., Sundstrom, P., Langford, G.M. (in preparation). Activation of Rho GTPase signaling pathways in human oral keratinocytes by pathogenic C. albicans.

Wöllert, T., Langford, G.M. (in preparation). Vesicle transport assay.

Wöllert, T., Langford, G.M. 2009. High resolution light microscopy of cell migration: long-term imaging and analysis. Methods Mol. Biol. In press.

Rollenhagen, C., Wöllert, T., Langford, G.M., Sundstrom, P. 2009. Stimulation of cell motility and expression of late markers of differentiation in human oral keratinocytes by Candida albicans. Cell. Microbiol. In press.

Swiatecka-Urban, A., Talebian, L., Kanno, E., Moreau-Marquis, S., Coutermarsh, B., Hansen, K., Karlson, K.H., Barnaby, R., Cheney, R.E., Langford, G.M., Fukuda, M., Stanton, B.A. 2007. Myosin Vb is required for trafficking of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in Rab11a-specific apical recycling endosomes in polarized human airway epithelial cells. J. Biol. Chem. 282: 23725-23736.