Patrick Lusk PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchCell BiologyDiscovery to Cure Internship

Research Interests

Nuclear pore complex; Nuclear periphery; Membrane proteins; Chromatin structure more...


  • B.S., University of Alberta, 1998
  • Ph.D., University of Alberta, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Webster, BM, Colombi, P, Jager, J, Lusk, CP. Surveillance of nuclear pore complex assembly by ESCRT-III/Vps4. Cell. 2014. 159(2): 388-401
  • Colombi, P, Webster, BM, Frohlich, F, Lusk, C.P. The transmission of nuclear pore complexes to daughter cells requires a cytoplasmic pool of Nsp1. Journal of Cell Biology. 2013. 203(2)
  • Yewdell, W.T., Colombi, P, Makhnevych, T., Lusk C.P. Lumenal interactions in nuclear pore complex assembly and stability. Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2011. 22(8):1375-88



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