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Amy MacQueen

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Hall-Atwater Laboratories, 238
860-685-2561

amacqueen@wesleyan.edu

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BA Columbia University
PHD Stanford University

Amy MacQueen

Our research seeks to understand the fundamental cellular mechanisms that drive chromosome dynamics during the differentiation of sex cells (gametes). We use a combination of classical genetics, molecular biology and high-resolution microscopy (mainly using budding yeast) to discover the players and the mechanisms that mediate meiotic chromosomal events.

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Fall 2017
MB&B 208 - 01
Molecular Biology

MB&B 543 - 01
The Hidden World

Spring 2018
MB&B 377 - 01
Advanced Genetics