G Shirleen Roeder

Professor Emeritus of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Departments & Organizations

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Research Interests

Meiotic Chromosome Behavior; Cell Cycle Checkpoints; Meiotic Recombination; Synaptonemal Complex


  • B.S., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada , 1973
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada , 1978

Selected Publication

  • Tsubouchi, H. and Roeder, G.S. (2006). Budding yeast Hed1 down regulates the mitotic recombination machinery when meiotic recombination is impaired. Genes Dev. 20:1766-1775.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Presidential Young Investigator Award(1984) , US Government