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

Radiobiology & Radiotherapy

Cell 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

  • 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).

Latest Honor and Recognition

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