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Team

Ma Laboratory
Katelyn Becker
Senior research technician

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Current project:
Investigating alpha-synuclein aggregation using protein misfolding cyclic amplification (PMCA)
Education:
B.S. in biology, Lee University; M.S. in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, University of Tennessee

Alena Drayton, B.S.
Research technician
Emily Mace, B.S.
Administrative Assistant II
Juxin Ruan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow

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Current project:
The influence of PLA2G6 on alpha-synuclein aggregation
Education:
B.S. in biotechnology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (2008); Ph.D. in genetics, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2014)

Xinhe Wang M.D., Ph.D.
Senior research scientist and lab manager

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Current projects:
1. Factors affecting alpha-synuclein aggregation formation and spread
2. Prion infectivity in mouse models
Education:
M.D., Shanghai Medical University, China; Ph.D. in experimental pathology, Shanghai Medical University, China