Assistant Professor (Marion)
Science & Engineering Building, 110A (Research Lab 110B)
Areas of Expertise
- DNA Damage and Repair
- Genetic Recombination
- DNA Replication
Ph.D, University of California, Riverside: Postdoctoral training, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
My research aims to understand how DNA damage is repaired in eukaryotic cells. Loss of efficient DNA damage repair causes accumulation of mutations which is a hallmark of cancer cells. I am using yeast for these studies which is a great eukaryotic model system.