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Douglas "Doug" Cavener

Douglas Cavener
  • Professor and Head of Biology

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814-865-4562

Campus

University Park

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Research interests

  • Regulation of gene expression underlying neonatal development & organ system physiology
  • Mouse models of human congenital diseases including juvenile diabetes, metabolic disorders, skeletal dysplasias, and central nervous system dysfunctions
  • Regulation of protein synthesis and control of translation initiation of mRNAs in higher eukaryotes and the evolution of tissue specific transcriptional regulation