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Welcome to the Taylor Lab

Our Research Focus

We study the development of cell-to-cell communication in the nervous system. Neurons communicate with each other and with muscle through synapses, specialized sites of cell-to-cell communication. We use a combination of molecular biology, genetics, microscopy, single-cell RNA sequencing and bioinformatic methods to identify molecules involved in the formation and maintenance of proper synaptic connections. Synaptic function is impaired in a variety of neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. A more comprehensive understanding of how synapses normally form could help determine causes of these disorders.

Seth Taylor

Dr. Seth Taylor

 Cell Biology and Physiology
2027 LSB
(801) 422-0246
Curriculum Vitae