Prof. Anne Carlson joins department as assistant professor

Prof. Carlson will teach educational courses at Pitt. She received her Ph.D. in 2006 with Bertil Hille and performed postdoctoral studies with William Zagotta at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on understanding the events that occur within the first minutes of fertilization, beginning with sperm immediately before binding the egg, through events in the egg shortly after sperm have entered. Prof. Carlson's laboratory is in 201 Life Science Annex.