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The Megason Lab is located in the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. We are located on the quad at Harvard’s Longwood campus.


  • Sean’s email:
  • Sean’s office: 617.432.7441
  • Sean’s assistant, Greg Clark
  • Departmental fax: 617.432.5012


Dr. Sean Megason
Department of Systems Biology
Harvard Medical School
200 Longwood Ave., WAB 536
Boston, MA 02115


  • Sean’s office- Armenise 545C (note: the 5th floor of Armenise is contiguous with the 4th floor of WAB)
  • Main lab- Warren Alpert 460
  • Main fish room- Warren Alpert 473
  • Microscopy suite- Warren Alpert 465
  • Quarantine fish room- Goldenson 119


  • By subway (T): The closest is to take the Green Line E to “Longwood Medical Area” or if you are willing to walk a bit further then take the Green Line D to “Longwood Station”.
  • By shuttle: From Harvard Square in Cambridge take the M2 shuttle to the Longwood Quad
  • By car: Google Map it- The closest parking garage is at Children’s Hospital (300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA. See bottom map)
  • You will need to go through the security checkpoint once you arrive to get into the Quad buildings. If you do not have a Harvard ID then you may need to call me upon your arrival to get through security at 617-432-7441.