Ajit P. Varki, MD
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny
Co-Director, Glycobiology Research and Training Center
Executive Editor, "Essentials of Glycobiology"
Our laboratory studies the biological roles of sialic acids in homeostasis and disease, with an emphasis on evolutionary differences between humans and great apes.
Research Focus Areas:
Glycobiology | Membrane Trafficking | Signal Transduction