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


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

Selected Publication

  • 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).

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • New Innovator Award(2011) , National Institutes of Health