faculty

Linda Wordeman

worde@uw.edu
Professor

University of Washington

Physiology & Biophysics

Cancer Biology

Developmental Biology, Stem Cells & Aging

Gene Expression, Cell Cycle & Chromosome Biology (Area Director)

Microtubule dynamics and Cell Division

Faculty Contact Information

Building: Health Sciences Building Room: G403 Box: 357290 http://faculty.washington.edu/worde/

Research Summary

My lab studies microtubule dynamics, microtubule motors and chromosome segregation. We use human and mammalian cell lines to investigate the impact of microtubule motors and regulators of microtubule polymerization on the fidelity of cell division and chromosome instability. We use high resolution and super-resolution live cell imaging and total internal fluorescence (TIRF) microscopy in conjunction with fluorescent proteins, bio-sensors and gene-edited cell lines to investigate dynamic processes that govern chromosome segregation during mitosis.

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Accepting Students For:

Rotation, Spring

Lab Information

Location: University of Washington
Building: Health Sciences Building
Room: H412, H418
Box: 357290
Phone: 206-543-9184
http://faculty.washington.edu/worde/