Amy A. KigerAssociate Professor | La Jolla, California
Amy Kiger is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of California, San Diego. She received her PhD as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellow from the Department of Developmental Biology at Stanford School of Medicine. She then completed postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School. The research in her lab focuses on understanding morphogenetic programs. To do this they are applying an informative combination of functional genomics and in vivo genetic approaches in Drosophila to the problem of cellular elongation.