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Keep your mind open. You might not join the sort of project you'd thought you would originally, but take the time to explore your interests and see what's out there. You could find something you never knew existed and fall in love with it

Biology and Molecular Genetics

Research Topic: Widening the Gap: Gender Differences in Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Early-Career Scholars Graduation Year: 2023

Lexi's Peer Advising Hours

  • Tuesday, September 27, 1:00pm-4:00pm (in person)
  • Tuesday, October 4, 1:00pm-4:00pm (in person)

Research Experience

Current

  • Inclusive workplace climate and authorship practices in academia
  • Genetic sex determination through AMHR2 gene duplications in African electric fish

Previous

  • Biological and cultural impacts on ability to differentiate color saturation
  • Impact of public art displays on Lansing community culture

Experiences

  • Creating surveys and designing content to work with human subjects, including IRB applications
  • Lab maintenance, including preparing reagents
  • Literature review and writing research papers
  • Statistical analysis
  • Working with animal tissue samples
  • Genetic assays, including micro satellite PCR, molecular cloning, DNA/RNA extraction, Sanger sequence reads, and capturing EOD reads

Campus Involvement

  • Member, Pre-Professional Health Honors Society of Alpha Epsilon Delta, 2019-present
  • Member, Tower Guard, 2020-2021
  • Tour Guide, MSU Tours Program, 2021

Post-Graduation Plans

  • Gap year/internship
  • Graduate school (research focused)