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Department of Chemistry and Biology


Costin N. Antonescu



Dr. Costin N. Antonescu

Associate Professor; Biology Undergraduate Program Director; Biology Coop Advisor 

BSc  (University of Toronto); PhD (University of Toronto); PDF (Scripps Institute)


Teaching Interests:

Biochemistry; cell biology; molecular biology; molecular basis of disease; metabolism; cancer; molecular machinery.

Research Interests:

Reciprocal membrane traffic regulation and cellular signaling in order to better understand diseases such as cancer and diabetes; determination of how signaling receptors are spatially organized within a cell to achieve signaling specificity and how activated signaling receptors regulate membrane traffic processes such as clathrin-mediated endocytosis

Publications: see Google Scholar

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