Diana Libuda, Department of Biology

Academic Areas:
Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cell and Developmental Biology

Diana Libuda is an expert in genetics, molecular biology, and cell and developmental biology. At the University of Oregon, she is an assistant professor in the Department of Biology and the Institute of Molecular Biology. She is a key member of the Center for Genome Function, a group of molecular biologists studying fundamental problems in genetics and epigenetics. Diana’s research lab focuses on how DNA is repaired during sperm and egg development to ensure faithful genome inheritance and to prevent infertility and birth defects.

Contact: dlibuda@uoregon.edu | 541-346-9134

Websites:
http://www.libudalab.org/
http://molbio.uoregon.edu/libuda/

Recent Media:
Infertility set to rise after COVID-19 (The Guardian, Nov. 23, 2020)
How Does Heat Damage Sperm and Cause Male Infertility? Scientists Finally Discover the Answer (International Business Times, Oct. 26, 2020)
UO researchers show why heat stress damages sperm (Around the O, Oct. 23, 2020)
Excess genetic exchanges impede the segregation of chromosomes into eggs (News Medical, Oct. 8, 2020)
UO-led basic research offers new insights on infertility (Around the O, Oct. 8, 2020)
Faculty-Student Team Studies Reproductive Biology (Oregon Quarterly, Autumn 2020)
UO biology professor Diana Libuda named 2017 Searle Scholar (Around the O, April 20, 2017)