Prof. J. Kevin Foskett University of Pennsylvania, USA

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J. Kevin Foskett completed a PhD at the University of California at Berkeley and postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health. He held faculty appointments at the Naval Medical Research Center in Bethesda and the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto before joining the faculty of the University of... read morePennsylvania, where he is Professor of Physiology and Developmental & Cell Biology and a member of the Institute of Neurosciences. His research for over 25 years has had as its focus the mechanisms and regulation of ion transport. This work has included active investigations of the mechanisms of intracellular Ca2+ signaling, especially the molecular physiology of the InsP3R Ca2+ release channel.