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Faculty Profile

Sarah Jean Liljegren

Biology
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY
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118 SHOEMAKER HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-1409
Joined UM: July 1, 2011

Brief Bio

Dr. Sarah Liljegren,Associate Professor, received her Ph.D. (1999)from the University of California at San Diego and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies and UCSD. The focus of the Liljegren lab is to investigate whether a subset of the molecular circuits that regulate organ boundaries also specify the location and identity of abscission zone cells. This direction of research is supported by a five year National Science Foundation CAREER award to Dr. Liljegren in 2015.

Degrees

BA
PSYCHOLOGY
WHITMAN COLLEGE, WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON (1989)
BS
BIOCHEMISTRY
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (1993)
PHD
BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (1999)