Beggs Laboratory | The Science

This section is intended to provide information for families, physicians, genetic counselors, and researchers who are interested in learning more about the research in the Beggs’ Laboratory. We have broken this information down into several categories, click on the links below to learn more about each section!


 Studying Zebrafish as animal models provides vital information to members of the Beggs' Team as they continue to learn more about congenital myopathies!


Research Approaches – Learn about the fundamental goals of the Beggs Laboratory in our quest to learn more about the skeletal muscles and congenital myopathies.

Recent Developments – Learn about the latest projects, news and publications from the Beggs team.

Muscle Biology 101 – Learn about background information on muscle anatomy, genetics, and the specific congenital myopathies that the Beggs Laboratory studies, including: Congenital Fiber Type Disproportion, Minicore/Multicore Myopathy, Myotubular & Centronuclear Myopathy, Nemaline Myopathy, SELENON Related MyopathiesRyanodine Receptor 1 (RYR1) Related Myopathies and Non-Specific Congenital Myopathies.

Publications – See all the current Beggs publications broken by category for easy scrolling. This section also includes links to each publication via PubMed.

Links – Learn about some useful links for learning more about congenital myopathies. 


This page was last updated October 23, 2020.