Welcome to the the McHugh Laboratory at University of California San Diego. We are studying long non-coding RNA functions in gene expression regulation and cell growth. We train students in basic biochemistry research to enable them to contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge and society. Our lab is part of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and shares UCSD's strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. Please click the links above to learn more about our team and the work we are doing!