The Villa Lab develops tools to observe macromolecular complexes in their natural environment, the cell. Our ultimate goal is to unveil the structural dynamics of these complexes while they go about their everyday life. We combine cell biology and electron microscopy to generate data, and we use image processing and physical modeling to understand these data.

01 Jul


Elizabeth is promoted to associate professor with tenure. This was possible thanks to the amazing past and present lab members, our fantastic collaborators, and the very supportive environment at UC San Diego Biological Sciences that allowed us to build a complex research infrastructure from scratch. Let’s go!

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