Megan Davey, Ph.D., serves as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry in the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario. Her research focus is the control of DNA replication in eukaryotic cells. In particular, she is focused on the mechanism and control of the replicative helicase, Mcm2-7. After earning her B.S. degree (with honors) in biology from York University in 1989 and a brief stint as a Research Technician, she returned to her studies, earning her Ph.D. degree in molecular and medical genetics from the University of Toronto in 1997. She then carried out her postdoctoral training at The Rockefeller University with Mike O’Donnell until assuming her current position in 2004. She was awarded the Harold E. Johns Award by the then National Cancer Institute of Canada in 2005.
Biography Updated on 28 July 2011