Emily Lasse

Emily Lasse-Opsahl

Graduate Student


I graduated from Purdue University in May 2020 with my Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry. I joined the Cancer Biology Program in fall of 2020 and am now pursuing my PhD in Dr. Marina Pasca di Magliano's lab where we study the tumor microenvironment in the context of pancreatic cancer. My hobbies include cooking, reading, and cuddling my dog.

Research Interests

My research focuses on understanding how different cell types within the pancreatic tumor microenvironment interact with each other.

Techniques Used

Mouse modeling, Cell culture, qPCR, Single-cell sequencing