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Estelle Cormet-Boyaka, PhD
Associate Professor
Director of the Cell Physiology and Biochemistry Core for Cure CF Columbus (C3)
Associate Investigator Dorothy Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute (DHLRI)
Member of the Infectious Disease Institute

Department of Veterinary Biosciences



The Ohio State University
303 Goss Laboratory
1950 Coffey Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Ph: (614) 292-5948
Fx: (614) 292-6473


Professional Training and Experience

  • PhD, University of Paris XI France, Pharmacology
  • MS, University of Paris XI France, Biochemistry

Research Interests

  • Epithelial cell homeostasis and their role in inflammatory diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis and COPD
  • Epithelial cell responses to environmental stimuli such as drugs, pollutants, and viral or bacterial pathogens
  • Protein-protein interaction and regulation of protein trafficking
  • Effect of pollutants on immune responses
  • Intestinal epithelial cells and gut flora interaction