Megan C. King PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchRadiobiology & RadiotherapyCell Biology: Cytoskeletal Dynamics

Research Interests

Microtubules; Nucleus; Nuclear envelope; DNA repair; Cellular mechanics; Telomere biology more...


  • B.A., Brandeis University, 1997
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania Medical School, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Rebecca K. Swartz, Elisa C. Rodriguez and Megan C. King. A role for nuclear envelope bridging complexes in homology-directed repair. MBoC. 25:2461-71 (2014).
  • Sarah Waelde and Megan C. King. The KASH protein Kms2 coordinates mitotic remodeling of the spindle pole body. J Cell Sci. 27:3625-40 (2014).
  • Megan C. King, Theodore G. Drivas, and Günter Blobel. A network of nuclear envelope membrane proteins linking centromeres to microtubules. Cell. 134, 427-38 (2008).



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