Mary Catherine Beckerle

University of Utah
Molecular and cellular biologist; Research institution administrator; Educator
Biological Sciences
Cellular and Developmental Biology
Member Since
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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