OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

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MY RESEARCH: I am interested in the molecular mechanisms that lead to blood formation and differentiation

NON-RESEARCH INTERESTS: Quilting, Knitting, Gardening and Reading

Liz Snella

Research Associate

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MY RESEARCH: I seek to decipher the transcription factors that trigger Hematopoietic Stem Cell specification from the hemogenic endothelium

NON-RESEARCH INTERESTS: Piano and snowboarding

Oksana Fursova

Research Associate

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MY RESEARCH: I am working on the identification of new inflammatory signals required during Hematopoietic Stem Cell formation

NON-RESEARCH INTERESTS: Movies, Yoga, Piano

Xiaoyi Cheng (Chelsea)

Graduate Student

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MY RESEARCH: My research focuses on the identification and charaterization of novel hematopoietic populations using scRNA sequencing

NON-RESEARCH INTERESTS: Knitting, reading, and listening to podcasts

Abbigail MacCune

Graduate Student

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MY RESEARCH: I have been awarded with the Dean’s High Impact Undergraduate Research award to investigate how Notch and NFkB activate hematopoietic gene expression in the hemogenic endothelium to form Hematopoietic Stem Cells

NON-RESEARCH INTERESTS: spending time with family and friends, going to ISU football games, cycling and baking

Abigail Gorden

Undergraduate Student