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Alexandra MacColl Garfinkel

Graduate Student

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Alexandra MacColl Garfinkel


Attended Lewis & Clark College for a Bachelors degree double majoring in Biology and Psychology with a focus on Neuroscience. Worked in the lab of Connie Cepko for three years developing gene therapies to combat Retinitis Pigmentosa, a form of genetic blindness, before starting at Yale University. Now pursuing a PhD in Genetics in the Khokha lab, performing functional analysis of disease candidate genes with potential roles in heart development and heterotaxy.

Education & Training

  • BA
    Lewis & Clark College (2012)