George Brush

George Brush

Associate Professor, Graduate Officer, Cancer Biology Graduate Program


George Brush

Office Address

421 E. Canfield Street, Suite 3122
Detroit, MI 48201 



Research Interests

  • DNA damage and recombination checkpoints
  • Regulation of pre-meiotic DNA replication
  • Transcription mechanisms in early meiosis

Selected publications

Najor NA, Weatherford L, Brush GS. Prevention of DNA Rereplication Through a Meiotic Recombination Checkpoint Response. G3 (Bethesda). 2016;6:3869-81.

Brush GS. Evidence that histone H1 is dispensable for proper meiotic recombination in budding yeast. BMC Res Notes. 2015;8:275.


PhD (1992): Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

Courses Taught

CB7210 Fundamentals of Cancer Biology
CB7220 Molecular Biology of Cancer Development
CB7240 Principles of Cancer Therapy
CB7300 Special Topics F31 Grant Writing Course
CB7700 Recent Developments in Cancer Biology
CB7990 Research Technologies in Cancer Biology (Course Director) 

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