Rob Tombes

Contact Information

rtombes@vcu.edu

Office

LFSCB 111b


Lab

LFSCB 306


Rob Tombes

Affiliate Faculty Member, Vice Provost for Life Sciences and Research

Research Interests

Zebrafish cell and developmental biology
Proteomics
Cancer and cell growth control
Stem Cells
Intracellular targeting and signaling

Background

Robert Tombes was on sabbatical with Rick Horwitz in 2005 at the University of Virginia and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, with Gerald Schatten and Gary Borisy. He received his Ph.D. in biochemistry at the University of Washington, Seattle with Ben Shapiro and his B.A. in biology and chemistry from the University of Virginia, where he worked with Bob Kretsinger, Al Gilman and Peter Holloway. Tombes got his start in the laboratory of George Vahouny at George Washington University, Washington D.C.