Dr. Martin White

Dr. Martin White is a Scottish chromosome biologist.  Having completed his PhD with Prof. David Leach at The University of Edinburgh, he now works under the supervision of Prof. Nancy Kleckner in Harvard University's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.  His current research interests focus on the use of quantitative imaging techniques for investigating the mechanisms by which genes are sampled and shuffled prior to transmission from parent to offspring.

Latest News

Juneteenth 2020

June 19, 2020

Shut Down STEMToday the United States celebrates the 155th anniversary of the emancipation of African American slaves and this year Harvard University has closed to commemorate the event.  It is an uncomfortable and painfully obvious fact that the effects of anti-Black racism permeates academic science.  It is also evident that this will not change without active efforts from the scientific community.  As a member of the scientific community that includes myself.

TAGC 2020 Online

April 9, 2020
TAGC 2020 OnlineThis years edition of The Allied Genome Conference by the Genetics Society of America is virtual, free, and taking place on April 22 - 25.  Click on the image for more information, including how to register.

Meiosis in Quarantine Weekly Webinar

April 2, 2020

Following the cancellation of the 2020 GRC meiosis conference, Prof. Paula Cohen (Cornell University) kindly took it upon herself to organize a weekly webinar series taking place every Thursday by Zoom.

Click here to register.