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|Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology and Physiology|
|Member, Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology GPB Home Area, Cell & Developmental Biology GPB Home Area, JCCC Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Program Area, Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology GPB Home Area|
Amy Rowat, Ph.D., M.Sc., is Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology, UCLA. She is also a member of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Broad Stem Cell Research Center, Bioengineering Department, Center for Biological Physics, and Business of Science Center. Rowat earned degrees in: B.Sc. Honors Physics; B.A. Asian Studies, French, & Math; M.Sc. Chemistry; and Ph.D. Physics. She was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physics/Division of Engineering & Applied Science, Harvard University as well as Brigham Womens Hospital. With her background in the physical sciences, her laboratory focuses on the physical properties of cells and nuclei and implications for health and disease. To characterize the mechanical properties of cells and nuclei Dr. Rowat has developed innovative methods to study cells and nuclei, with a focus on fluidic-based technologies for high throughput mechanotyping.