Christopher Kintner

Professor

Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory

Rita and Richard Atkinson Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News – Kintner

News – Kintner


Three Salk faculty awarded endowed chairs

LA JOLLA, CA—Salk scientists Beverly M. Emerson, Christopher R. Kintner, and Paul E. Sawchenko were selected as inaugural holders of new endowed chairs created through the Joan Klein Jacobs and …


Scientists identify gene crucial to normal development of lungs and brain

LA JOLLA, CA—Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a gene that tells cells to develop multiple cilia, tiny hair-like structures that move fluids through the lungs …


FoxJ1 helps cilia beat a path to asymmetry

La Jolla, CA — New work at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies reveals how a genetic switch, known as FoxJ1, helps developing embryos tell their left from their right. …


Motile Cilia go with the flow

La Jolla, CA – Cilia, tiny hair-like structures that propel mucus out of airways, have to agree on the direction of the fluid flow to get things moving. …


Education

BA, Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin
PhD, Molecular Biology, University of Wisconsin
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and King's College, London


Awards & Honors

  • 1988 Alfred P. Sloan Fellow
  • 1988 McKnight Scholar

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