Keith A Maggert, PhD

Associate Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Associate Professor, Cancer Biology - GIDP
Associate Professor, Genetics - GIDP
Phone Number: 
(520) 626-9545

Research Information

Research Program: 
Cancer Biology
Research Focus: 

Many cancer cells, as cause or consequence of their disease state, undergo hypermutation and genomic instability. Dr. Maggert's laboratory is interested in how and why these events occur, and how they enable cancer development and progression. They focus on the repetitive ribosomal RNA genes to understand how epigenetic inheritance, gene regulation, and genome stability are linked together such that defects in one result in defects in the others.

Selected Publications: 

Professional Information

Positions and Honors: 
High-Risk High-Reward Transformative Research Award National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, Fall 2016

Academic Information

Biology, University of California San Diego
Undergraduate School: 
BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California Santa Cruz