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Lauren Gonzalez, PhD

Assistant Director of Scientific Communication

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Lauren Gonzalez, PhD


Lauren received her dual B.A. in Biology & Literature from Claremont McKenna College, where she characterized novel proteins involved in plant stress responses, and her Ph.D. from Yale Genetics, where her research focused on the maternal contributions of small noncoding RNAs to germ cell development. She has also spent a collective 6 years teaching scientific communication, first as a Writing Consultant in the Center for Writing and Public Discourse at the Claremont Colleges and later as a Writing Fellow in Yale's Graduate Writing Lab. In 2021, she joined the Greco and Reinke labs in Yale Genetics as a Research Development fellow, focused on grant development and mentoring students and postdocs through manuscript writing.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale University, Genetics (2021)
  • BA
    Claremont McKenna College, Biology & Literature (2014)