Lauren Hein

Lauren Hein

Graduate Student

Biography

Lauren graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biological engineering from Purdue University in 2017. She is now in the Cancer Biology Graduate Program and is completing her PhD under the mentorship of Carole Parent. Outside of lab, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, and knitting.

Research Interests

Lauren’s research focuses on chemotaxis and migration of neutrophils in the context of cancer.

Techniques

cell culture, immunofluorescence, confocal imaging, flow cytometry, immunoblotting

Abstracts

Hein LE, SenGupta S, Xu Y, Parent CA. Neutrophil migration towards tumor-conditioned media correlates with the malignant potential of breast tumor cells [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research; 2020 June 22-24. Philadelphia (PA): AACR; 2020. Abstract #3989.

Awards

UROP Outstanding Mentor Award 2020