faculty

Mary-Claire King

mcking@uw.edu

University of Washington, 

Cancer Biology

Genetics, Genomics & Evolution

Neuroscience

Human genetics

Faculty Contact Information

Building: Health Sciences Room: K-160 Box: 357720 Phone: 206-616-4294 http://www.gs.washington.edu/faculty/king.htm

Lab Information

Location: UW Building: Health Sciences Room: K-160 Box: 357720 Phone: 206-616-4294 http://www.gs.washington.edu/faculty/king.htm

Accepting Students For:

Permanent

Research Summary

Our group uses genetics and genomics to study informative families and populations in order to identify genes responsible for complex human conditions. Our primary areas of interest are inherited breast and ovarian cancer, the genetics of schizophrenia, and Mendelian disorders in children. We are particularly interested in disentangling genetic heterogeneity in complex traits, thereby discovering individually rare severe alleles that cause common disorders. Please see http://www.gs.washington.edu/faculty/king.htm for more details.