Kristen

Kristen Loesel

Graduate Student

Biography

Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry from Saginaw Valley State University in 2018. Kristen is completing her PhD under the mentorship of Carole Parent. Outside of lab, she enjoys hiking, reading, cooking, and playing tennis.

Research Interests

Kristen is currently investigating how microenvironment topography alters invasive breast cancer cell migration and metastasis.

Techniques

Live Cell Imaging, MATLAB, Cell Culture, Molecular Biology

Awards

NSF GRFP Honorable Mention 2020
SVSU Owsley/Yang Award 2018
SVSU Outstanding Graduate Award 2018

Diversity Ambassador

First Generation College Student