Sarah Elgin

Professor of Biology, ​Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Viktor Hamburger Professor in Arts & Sciences
PhD, California Institute of Technology
research interests:
  • Chromatin Structure and Gene Expression in Drosophila
  • Chromosomal Proteins
  • Heterochromatin/Euchromatin
  • Dot Chromosome
  • RNAi in Heterochromatin Formation

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1137
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Elgin is interested in the role that chromatin structure plays in gene regulation. Her laboratory works with Drosophila melanogaster, combining biochemical, genetic and cytological approaches.

For more information, visit Sarah Elgin's department profile.