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Charles A. Lessman

Professor, Biology
Campus: Main
Office Phone: (901) 678-2963
Areas of Expertise:
Cell biology
Embryonic development

About the Expert:
Research has focused on the cell biology of oocytes (female gametes) and their conversion to eggs and embryos. Current emphasis is on the zebrafish (Danio rerio) an NIH sanctioned model organism,