Coleen Murphy, Ph.D.

Position
Molecular Biology/LSI
Role
Director
Office Phone
Office
148 Carl Icahn Laboratory
Bio/Description

Dr. Murphy received her B.S. in Biophysical and Biochemical Sciences from the University of Houston and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Stanford University. As an LSRF and Ellison postdoctoral fellow at UCSF, she studied the transcriptional regulation of C. elegans longevity. In her own lab at Princeton she has focused on early aging phenotypes, including reproductive cessation and age-related decline of learning and memory, developing quantitative assays of these behaviors. Dr. Murphy has received young scholar awards from the Sloan Foundation, March of Dimes, Pew Foundation, Keck Fund, McKnight Foundation, NIH New Innovator, and the Glenn Foundation.  

Murphy Lab:  https://murphylab.princeton.edu/