Crystal has been at the University of Michigan since 2002 and joined the Program for Neurology Research & Discovery in the summer of 2009. She manages the daily activities of the laboratory while also providing technical assistance to all of the post-doctoral fellows. She is also actively involved in the clinical research aspect of the laboratory where she is responsible for building and maintaining an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and diabetes patient sample biorepository. Her specialties include: iPS cell line generation, maintenance and expansion of iPS lines, and primary tissue culture. Crystal received her B.S. degree in molecular biology from Michigan Technological University in 1998.
Research Lab Specialist Senior