current | former

Mitch McVey, Ph.D.

  • Tufts University Department of Biology 165 Packard Avenue Medford, MA 02155


  • Ph.D. Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


  • Jeff Sekelsky, Ph.D.


Dr. Mitch McVey is currently an Associate Professor of Biology at Tufts University, Boston, MA.

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  • Spring 2004
    • General Zoology: Johnson C. Smith University
    • Genetics: Johnson C. Smith University
  • Fall 2003
    • General Zoology: Johnson C. Smith University


  • McVey M, S. Andersen, G.J. Broze, III*, and J.J. Sekelsky.  (2007)  Multiple functions for the Drosophila DmBlm helicase in maintenance of genome stability.  Genetics: 176:1979-1992.
  • McVey, M., Radut, D., Sekelsky, J.J. (2004). End-joining repair of double-strand breaks in Drosophila is largely DNA ligase IV independent. Genetics. 168: 2067-2076.
  • McVey, M., LaRocque, J.R., Adams, M.D. and Sekelsky, J.J. (2004). Formation of deletions during double strand break repair in Drosophila DmBlm mutants occurs after strand invasion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. USA. 101: 15694-15699.
  • McVey, M., Adams, M.D., Staeva-Vieira, E., Sekelsky, J.J. (2004). Evidence for multiple cycles of strand invasion during repair of double-strand gaps in Drosophila. Genetics. 167: 699-705.
  • Adams, M.D., McVey, M. (co-first author), Sekelsky, J.J. (2003). Drosophila BLM in double-strand break repair by synthesis-dependent strand annealing. Science. 299: 265-267.