Research interests

Structure and function on micro- and macroscopic level
for cells/tissues/species related to metabolism, locomotion and immune system.


Keratinizing Epithelial Cells
Cells of Wet Stratified Barrier Epithelia
Epithelial Cells Specialized for Exocrine Secretion
Cells Specialized for Secretion of Hormones
Epithelial Absorptive Cells in Gut, Exocrine Glands, and Urogenital Tract
Cells Specialized for Metabolism and Storage
Epithelial Cells Serving Primarily a Barrier Function, Lining the Lung, Gut, Exocrine Glands, and Urogenital Tract
Epithelial Cells Lining Closed Internal Body Cavities
Ciliated Cells with Propulsive Function
Cells Specialized for Secretion of Extracellular Matrix

  • cells that synthesizes the extracellular matrix and collagens
  • cartilage cells
  • bone cells

Contractile Cells

  • skeletal muscle cells
  • heart muscle cells
  • smooth muscle cells (various)
  • myoepithelial cells

Cells of Blood and Immune System

  • red blood cell
  • megakaryocyte
  • macrophages and related cells
  • neutrophil
  • eosinophil
  • basophil
  • mast cell
  • T lymphocyte
  • B lymphocyte
  • killer cell
  • stem cells and committed progenitors for the blood and immune system (various)

Sensory Transducers
Autonomic Neurons
Supporting Cells of Sense Organs and of Peripheral Neurons
Neurons and Glial Cells of Central Nervous System
Lens Cells
Pigment Cells
Germ Cells
Nurse Cells


Based on the classification of:

Molecular Biology of the Cell
Edition: 6th
Author(s): Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter
ISBN: 9780815344322