Duke Skin Disease Research Center Biobank:

The Duke Skin Disease Research Center Biobank is now accessible through the Duke Biobank Index of Biospecimens (   Investigators interested in potential utilization of tissue or biofluids in their research can contact the Biobank  Biospecimen-Expeditier by email at



Spindle – Seldin L1, Poulson ND, Foote HP, Lechler T. NuMA localization, stability, and function in spindle orientation involve 4.1 and Cdk1 interactions. Mol Biol Cell. 2013 Dec;24(23):3651-62.


Epidermal Differentiaion – Zhou K, Muroyama A, Underwood J, Leylek R, Ray S, Soderling SH, Lechler T. Actin-related protein2/3 complex regulates tight junctions and terminal differentiation to promote epidermal barrier formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Oct 1;110(40):E3820-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1308419110. Epub 2013 Sep 16.