Research Funding

  • February 1, 2019 - January 31, 2024 - Origins of Cell Geometry , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R35GM130327
  • April 1, 2009 - June 30, 2023 - Integrative Program in Complex Biological System (ipCBS) , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: T32EB009383
  • September 1, 2010 - July 31, 2019 - Exploring Design Principles of Cellular Control Circuits , Co-Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: P50GM081879
  • May 1, 2011 - April 30, 2019 - Modeling and Analysis of the Flagellar Length Control System , Principal Investigator . Sponsor: NIH, Sponsor Award ID: R01GM097017


State University of New York at Stony Brook, BE, 1991, Electrical Engineering
State University of New York at Stony Brook, BS, 1991, Biochemistry
University of California, San Francisco, PhD, 1997, Biochemistry
Yale University, New Haven CT, Postdoc, 1997-2003, Cell Biology

Honors & Awards

  • Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society, 1990
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship, 1991 - 1996
  • Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Fellowship, 1997 - 2000
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellowship, 2000-2003
  • Searle Scholar Award, 2005-2008
  • Dean's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, School of Pharmacy, 2007, 2008
  • W.M Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research, 2007
  • Herbert Boyer Junior Faculty Endowed Chair, 2009

Selected Publications

  1. Marshall WF. The flagellar length control system: exploring the physical biology of organelle size. Phys Biol. 2023 Jan 24; 20(2).  View on PubMed
  2. Ishikawa H, Moore J, Diener DR, Delling M, Marshall WF. Testing the ion-current model for flagellar length sensing and IFT regulation. Elife. 2023 Jan 13; 12.  View on PubMed
  3. Albright AR, Angeles-Albores D, Marshall W. Genome wide-analysis of anterior-posterior mRNA localization in Stentor coeruleus reveals a role for the microtubule cytoskeleton. bioRxiv. 2023 Jan 10.  View on PubMed
  4. Rajan D, Chudinov P, Marshall W. Studying Habituation in Stentor coeruleus. J Vis Exp. 2023 Jan 06; (191).  View on PubMed
  5. Perlaza K, Zamora I, Marshall WF. Role of intraflagellar transport in transcriptional control during flagellar regeneration in Chlamydomonas. Mol Biol Cell. 2022 Dec 21; mbcE22090444.  View on PubMed
  6. Rajan D, Makushok T, Kalish A, Acuna L, Bonville A, Correa Almanza K, Garibay B, Tang E, Voss M, Lin A, Barlow K, Harrigan P, Slabodnick MM, Marshall WF. Single-cell analysis of habituation in Stentor coeruleus. Curr Biol. 2023 Jan 23; 33(2):241-251.e4.  View on PubMed
  7. Larson BT, Garbus J, Pollack JB, Marshall WF. A unicellular walker controlled by a microtubule-based finite-state machine. Curr Biol. 2022 09 12; 32(17):3745-3757.e7.  View on PubMed
  8. Sood P, Lin A, Yan C, McGillivary R, Diaz U, Makushok T, Nadkarni AV, Tang SKY, Marshall WF. Modular, cascade-like transcriptional program of regeneration in Stentor. Elife. 2022 08 04; 11.  View on PubMed
  9. Navarro EJ, Marshall WF, Fung JC. Modeling cell biological features of meiotic chromosome pairing to study interlock resolution. PLoS Comput Biol. 2022 06; 18(6):e1010252.  View on PubMed
  10. Lin A, Piehowski PD, Tsai CF, Makushok T, Yi L, Diaz U, Yan C, Summers D, Sood P, Smith RD, Liu T, Marshall WF. Determining protein polarization proteome-wide using physical dissection of individual Stentor coeruleus cells. Curr Biol. 2022 05 23; 32(10):2300-2308.e4.  View on PubMed
  11. Ishikawa H, Tian JL, Yu JE, Marshall WF, Qin H. Biosynthesis of Linear Protein Nanoarrays Using the Flagellar Axoneme. ACS Synth Biol. 2022 04 15; 11(4):1454-1465.  View on PubMed
  12. Boecking CA, Walentek P, Zlock LT, Sun DI, Wolters PJ, Ishikawa H, Jin BJ, Haggie PM, Marshall WF, Verkman AS, Finkbeiner WE. A simple method to generate human airway epithelial organoids with externally orientated apical membranes. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2022 03 01; 322(3):L420-L437.  View on PubMed
  13. Perlaza K, Mirvis M, Ishikawa H, Marshall W. The short flagella 1 (SHF1) gene in Chlamydomonas encodes a Crescerin TOG-domain protein required for late stages of flagellar growth. Mol Biol Cell. 2022 02 01; 33(2):ar12.  View on PubMed
  14. Marshall WF. Regeneration in Stentor coeruleus. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2021; 9:753625.  View on PubMed
  15. Sheung JY, Otsuka M, Seifert G, Lin A, Marshall WF. Analysis of Motility Patterns of Stentor During and After Oral Apparatus Regeneration Using Cell Tracking. J Vis Exp. 2021 04 26; (170).  View on PubMed
  16. Kimmel JC, Brack AS, Marshall WF. Deep Convolutional and Recurrent Neural Networks for Cell Motility Discrimination and Prediction. IEEE/ACM Trans Comput Biol Bioinform. 2021 Mar-Apr; 18(2):562-574.  View on PubMed
  17. Zhang KS, Blauch LR, Huang W, Marshall WF, Tang SKY. Microfluidic guillotine reveals multiple timescales and mechanical modes of wound response in Stentor coeruleus. BMC Biol. 2021 04 02; 19(1):63.  View on PubMed
  18. Bauer D, Ishikawa H, Wemmer KA, Hendel NL, Kondev J, Marshall WF. Analysis of biological noise in the flagellar length control system. iScience. 2021 Apr 23; 24(4):102354.  View on PubMed
  19. Diaz U, Marshall W, Riggs B. Drosophila Embryo Preparation and Microinjection for Live Cell Microscopy Performed using an Automated High Content Analyzer. J Vis Exp. 2021 01 19; (167).  View on PubMed
  20. Marshall WF. Axopodia and the cellular "arms" race. Cytoskeleton (Hoboken). 2020 11; 77(11):483-484.  View on PubMed

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