Lindsay LaFave, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
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Lindsay is a cancer biologist with a long standing interest in studying chromatin biology. She completed her BS in Biochemistry at the University of Michigan and her PhD in Cancer Biology at Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School in the lab of Dr. Ross Levine. She completed her postdoctoral training at MIT and Harvard University in the labs of Tyler Jacks and Jason Buenrostro. Lindsay has received a number of awards including a Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellowship and selection as 2020 Leading Edge Fellow. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, trying out new restaurants, and watching Michigan sports (Go Blue!).


Fia Stratton, BS


Research Technician
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Fia is a recent molecular and cellular biology BSc graduate of Erasmus University College in the Netherlands. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Fia attended high school at NIST International School in Thailand. She is interested in many of the disciplines in molecular and cellular biology including genetics, embryology, and studying gene regulatory mechanisms. Additionally, Fia sees the importance of taking an interdisciplinary approach in her work by learning about climate and social justice issues. For fun, she enjoys walking her dog Milo, cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends. 

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We are currently looking for lab members at all levels! If you're a passionate scientist who's interested in learning more about our lab, please email Lindsay.