Maya Emmons-Bell

Developmental Biology

UC Berkeley

I study how cells organize themselves into tissues and organs during development. It's a beautiful and complex process, and we hope that work in the field will lead to a better understanding of birth defects, cancer, and regenerative medicine.

Maya has authored 3 articles

HIV uses camouflage to hide from cell defenses Read now →

Viruses are fighting an evolutionary arms race in our DNA

International collaboration is the best way to understand the complexities of the brain Read now →

Why neuroscientists are creating their own CERN to understand the mind together

How does the developing brain learn to perceive the world before it can see it? Read now →

Our eyes work when we're born, even though they've never been exposed to light

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