The Department of Pathology supports research as an important academic mission for our faculty and staff. Research in the Department is well funded with over 5 million in overall funding for the fiscal year 2010. The research interests and activities of our faculty cover a broad range that includes basic science as well as clinical and translational research. Particular areas of strength in the basic sciences include biomedical imaging, developmental genetics, cell polarity and morphogenesis, extracellular matrix, and protein folding and molecular motors. The details of these programs can be accessed by reviewing the information provided by our investigators.