Herman Gordon, PhD

Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Member, Committee on Neuroscience
BIO5 Institute
Faculty Sponsor, Undergraduate Biology Research Program

Additional Contact Info: 

Fax: (520) 626-2097

  • Harvard College 1978, (A.B.)
  • California Institute of Technology, 1983 (Ph.D.)
Major Areas of Research Interest: 
  • Cell Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Developmental Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Biology
Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 

Rebecca Milholland (MSRP 2003): “The role of AchR activity in AchR clustering.”

Selected Publications: 

St John PA, Gordon H. Agonists cause endocytosis of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors on cultured myotubes. J Neurobiol, 49:212-23, 2001.

Grow WA, Gordon H. Sialic acid inhibits agrin signaling in C2 myotubes. Cell Tissue Res, 299:273-9, 2000.

Grow WA, Gordon H. Acetylcholine receptors are required for postsynaptic aggregation driven by the agrin signalling pathway. Eur J Neurosci, 12:467-72, 2000.

NIH High School Student Research Program: 

 -Sujatha Sankaran, Sabino High School, 1993

Wednesday, November 18, 2015