Karyn Belanger

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Karyn Belanger

Co-Director Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research

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Center for Learning, Teaching, and Research
101A Lathrop Hall

Karyn currently serves as Co-Director for the Center for Learning, Teaching and Research with a specific emphasis on supporting students.  The role encompasses various responsibilities: coordinating tutoring and peer learning programs on campus, overseeing the summer undergraduate research program, as well as working with students individually to help them achieve academic success at Colgate. Karyn's training is specifically in STEM but she works to assist students in all academic disciplines at Colgate.

BS Biology, Lafayette College, 1990

PhD Microbiology and Immunology, Duke University, 1997

*undergraduate author

Belanger KD, Yewdell WT*, Barber MF*, Russo AN*, Pettit MA*, Damuth EK*, Hussan N*, Geier SJ, Belanger KG. (2022) Exportin Crm1 is important for nucleocytoplasmic shuttling and MBF transcription activation in Saccharomyces cerevisiaeBMC Molecular and Cell Biology 23:10. 

Belanger KD, Walter D, Henderson TA*, Yelton AL*, O’Brien TG*, Belanger KG, Geier SJ, Fahrenkrog B. (2009) Nuclear localization is critical for the proapoptotic activity of the HtrA-like serine protease Nma111p. J Cell Sci. 122(21):3931-41.

Doan PL*, Belanger KG, Kreuzer KN. (2001) Two types of recombination hotspots in bacteriophage T4: one requires DNA damage and a replication origin and the other does not. Genetics. 157(3):1077-87.

Belanger KG, Kreuzer KN. (1998) Bacteriophage T4 initiates bidirectional DNA replication through a two-step process. Mol Cell. 2(5):693-701.

Belanger KG, Mirzayan C, Kreuzer HE, Alberts BM, Kreuzer KN. (1996) Two-dimensional gel analysis of rolling circle replication in the presence and absence of bacteriophage T4 primase. Nucleic Acids Res.  24(11):2166-75.