Dr. Kacy Lynn Gordon


I'm coming to UNC from a postdoc across town in the Biology Department at Duke. I attended grad school in the Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy at the University of Chicago. I've been interested in evolution and development since my undergrad days at Dartmouth.

Grad students

Rotation students in BBSP or looking to be admitted through EEOB are welcome to apply.

Lab members

The Gordon lab  is always looking for postdocs, grad students, undergrads, and technicians who are interested in stem cells, development, and evolution. Please see Contact to get in touch!


Postdocs interested in joining the lab, and especially those interested in writing NIH F32 proposals with Dr. Gordon, are welcome to apply. 

Lab technicians

We are always looking for good help in lab at all skill and experience levels!​ From undergrad to Ph.D. scientist, if you're interested in worms, stem cells, development, or evolution, please don't hesitate to apply. Active job ads will be linked here, but if you don't see one please use the Contact button. 

Collaborators and prior affiliations

The Gordon Lab is open to collaboration within and outside of UNC. Check out Research for our work with collaborators. 

Before starting the lab at UNC, Dr. Gordon worked at Duke University with Dr. David Sherwood. She did her Ph.D. at the University of Chicago with Dr. Ilya Ruvinsky.