Where it's all about light and how to

use it

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James A. Galbraith, PhD

Catherine G. Galbraith, PhD

We use multidisciplinary approaches to investigate how cells make decisions in processes as diverse as motility, synaptogenesis, plasticity, and metastasis.



Francesco Grimaldi was a Jesuit priest, mathematician and physicist.  He was the first person to make accurate observations of  diffraction, and is credited with coining the term "diffraction".


Jim and Cathy Galbraith moved their labs from NIH to OHSU in the fall of 2013. They are multidisciplinary scientists trained in engineering and either neuroscience (Jim) or cell biology (Cathy).  



View from the lab

of the Tilikum Crossing bridge

(and yes, that is a submarine)

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Happy Birthday  

Francesco Grimaldi

We are looking for highly motivated people to join our new team in Portland, OR.


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