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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

James Kubilus

Assistant Professor of Medical Education
James Kubilus

James Kubilus

Assistant Professor of Medical Education

Office phone: 617-636-6682
Lab phone: 617-636-3957
Campus: Boston
Office: Jaharis 333
Jaharis 3
BS, Biology, University of Vermont
PhD, Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology, Sackler School, Tufts University
Postdoctoral Training, Tufts University School of Medicine
Research synopsis: 

Our major research interest focuses on understanding the sensory innervation of the cornea. Corneal nerves protect this tissue by responding to damaging stimuli that could result in a loss of vision. We center our efforts around two main questions. We hope to understand the factors that guide nerves to the cornea during development, and once in the cornea, we want to elucidate the functional mechanisms that allow these sensory nerves to respond to different damaging stimuli.