Dana Messinger

Dana Messinger

PIBS 1st-Year Rotating PhD Student

Biography

Dana graduated from the University of Vermont in 2017 with a degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences and a minor in Microbiology with departmental honors. She spent three of her undergraduate years researching the role a non-essential mitotic motor protein might have in sensitizing colorectal cancer cells to radiation. Since graduating, Dana has been working in a hospital laboratory doing clinical microbiology. She loves to spend her free time traveling, hiking, and watching Netflix.