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Alice Lu-Culligan

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Alice Lu-Culligan


Alice graduated from Cornell University with a double major in Biological Sciences (Molecular & Cell Biology) and Biology & Society (Public Policy). Her undergraduate research investigated the kinetics of retroviral assembly and budding in the laboratory of Professor Volker Vogt. Following graduation, she was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Melbourne in Australia, where she studied the developmental processes of T cell selection with Professor Stephen J. Turner and Nobel Laureate Professor Peter C. Doherty.

Alice is currently an MD-PhD student at Yale performing her dissertation research in the laboratory of Professor Akiko Iwasaki. She is investigating the impact of maternal antiviral responses on fetal development during pregnancy.

Education & Training

  • BS
    Cornell University, Biological Sciences, Biology & Society (2010)