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Jeffrey Gerst

Gerst: cellular nanotubes
26.04.2018

Researchers reveal how functional genetic instructions are passed from cell to cell

Starving yeast cells
06.10.2015

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Cell Reports cover: Illustration by Dr. Rita Gelin-Licht showing yeast cells mating through extensions
16.07.2012

When yeast cells want to mate, they grow extensions in the direction of  potential partners

Prof. Jeffrey Gerst and Rachel Kama
05.01.2012

When the CLN3 gene is mutated, molecular traffic patterns are disrupted in the neurons.

Unraveling Batten Disease
02.11.2011

Experiments with a yeast gene reveal what goes wrong in a degenerative childhood disease. 

Prof. Jeffrey Gerst
31.08.2008

Research using yeast can generate important insights into the development of human diseases and their potential treatments

Models of Cancer
01.09.2004

Scientists say that the mouse is the workhorse of modern biology

Prof. Jeffrey Gerst (left) and Michael Marash
01.05.2001

Studies of secretion in yeast cells yield insight into human disease processes