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Amy MacQueen

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry

Hall-Atwater Laboratories, 238

Associate Professor, Integrative Sciences

Hall-Atwater Laboratories, 238


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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 2023
MB&B 208 - 02
Molecular Biology

MB&B 338 - 01
Biology and MB&B Symposium I

MB&B 557 - 01
Research Seminars in Molec Bio

Spring 2024
MB&B 394 - 01
Adv Lab in Molecular Bio & Gen

MB&B 558 - 01
Seminars in Molecular Biology