Herman Gordon, PhD

Associate Professor, Cell Biology and Anatomy
Associate Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology
Member, Committee on Neuroscience
Member, 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
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.
Sponsored Research Through MSRP: 
Rebecca Milholland (MSRP 2003): “The role of AchR activity in AchR clustering.”
NIH High School Student Research Program: 
 -Sujatha Sankaran, Sabino High School, 1993
Wednesday, November 18, 2015