BA Hons, PhD, MA
Fellow and Director of Studies
- Fellow D
- Director of Studies, Natural Sciences: Biological (Parts II, shared and III)
- Assistant Undergraduate Tutor
- University Lecturer in Department of Pharmacology
Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 333964
Cath discovered her interest in cell biology at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, during postdoctoral studies of myogenic cell fate control. She returned to the UK with a Wellcome Trust Advanced Training Fellowship, to acquire expertise in live cell imaging of human cells with the Pines group at the Gurdon Institute in Cambridge. She subsequently set up her own research programme to study ubiquitin-mediated events in mitotic exit, with the support of a Career Development Award from the MRC. In 2008 she became a research group leader in the Department of Genetics and in 2015 has taken up a lectureship in the Department of Pharmacology.
I am interested in the control of cell division in human cells. My lab studies the role of ubiquitin-mediated proteolysis in segregating duplicated chromosomes into two identical daughter cells. Multiple steps in this process can fail in cancer.