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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Patrick Murphy
Research Interest: The genetics, genomics, and chromatin biochemistry of cell state transitions that occur during embryonic development and carcinogenesis.

Postdoctoral Scholars

Michael Ayers
Michael C. Ayers
Postdoctoral Fellow
Fanju Meng
Fanju Meng, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Research Interest: Researching epigenetic regulation of zebrafish development

Research Staff

Claire Makowski
Claire Makowski, B.S.
Research Technician
Research Interest: Researching zygotic genome activation in zebrafish and drosophila
Kristen Murphy
Kristen Murphy, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
Research Interest: Researching chromatin regulation of transcription in mammals
Garrett Ruff
Garrett Ruff
Genomics Data Analyst
Research Interest: Researching chromatin regulation of plasticity in human cancer

Graduate Students

Brandon Park
Research Interest:

Nucleic Acid Biology, Epigenetics, and Development. My project is focused on the role of H2A.Z in epigenetic inheritance.