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Kaitlin Lenhart

I began my graduate work at UNC in 2008 as a member of the inaugural class of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program. The following year, I joined the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and started my research in Dr. Taylor’s lab where I study mechanisms of skeletal muscle development and repair. I am interested in the function of the Rho-GAP GRAF and the role it plays in skeletal muscle maintenance.


Doherty JT, Lenhart KC, Cameron MV, Mack CP, Conlon FL, Taylor JM. Skeletal muscle differentiation and fusion are regulated by the BAR-containing Rho-GTPase-activating Protein (Rho-GAP), GRAF1. J Biol Chem. 2011 Jul 22;286(29):25903-21.