Professor

Mary Catherine Beckerle

University of Utah
Area
Biological Sciences
Specialty
Cellular and Developmental Biology, Microbiology, and Immunology (including Genetics)
Member Since
2008

Ralph E. and Willia T. Main Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research; Executive Director, Huntsman Cancer Institute; Distinguished Professor, Department of Biology. Internationally recognized leader in the area of cell adhesion and signaling. First to demonstrate LIM-protein shuttling between focal adhesions and the nucleus. Characterized the structure of the LIM domain and function for LIM-proteins in embryonic development, muscle function, cell motility, and mechanotransduction.

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