Ph.D. in biological sciences at Purdue University, Lafayette IN

Classes – Intermediate Genetics, Cell Biology Molecular Biology, First Year Writing – Genes and Genomes, and Equatorial Biology

Research - My lab uses cellular and molecular genetics techniques to study questions in the eukaryotic ciliate, Tetrahymena thermophila. Current student projects focus on one of 4 areas:

  1. The function of proteases in the SUMOylation pathway
  2.  Cellular and gene expression changes during centrifugation (the “Dizzy” Tetrahymena project)
  3.  ABC transporters
  4.  Lipid droplets (collaboration with Listenberger lab)