Negar Homayounfar joined the Cunningham lab as a graduate research student in 2011. She holds a DDS from Tehran University (Iran) and an MS in prosthondontics from Shahid-Beheshti University (Iran). She is currently pursuing her MS in oral biology at the University of Washington. Her research interests include the differential gene expression in the calvaria and intrasutural mesenchyme as it pertains to risks for craniosynostosis.
Sarah Park is a Research Scientist I in the Cunningham lab, where she contributes to research on single suture craniosynostosis and on rare craniofacial disorders. She holds a BS in environmental health from the University of Washington. Sarah plays an integral role in the lab, providing support for virtually every project while performing her own research.