(Megan has now left the Lab to go to Grad school)
Education and Training
University of Michigan - Corentin Cras-Méneur LabResearch Technician Associate Oct 2011-July 2013
Currently studying pancreatic growth and development using differential expression of components of cell signaling pathways in vitro and in vivo.
University of Michigan - Sophie Paczesny LabTemporary Laboratory Assistant Sept 2010-Feb2011Research Laboratory Technician Senior Feb 2011-July 2011
Project: Identifying Biomarkers of Chronic Graft vs Host Disease
Michigan State University - Sheng Yang He LabUndergraduate Laboratory Assistant 2009-2010
Along with general lab maintenance, assisted researchers with projects designed to characterize phenotypes of Arabadopsis using techniques such as: DNA and RNA extraction, PCR, rtPCR, and agarose gel electrophoresis.
Michigan State University 2005-2010Bachelor of Science in Physiology
My intent is to apply to graduate school in the fall of 2012 and pursue and PhD in cellular and molecular biology. My time working as a laboratory technician has cemented my interest in science as a career, and given me valuable tools to accomplish my goals.