Lesleyann Schecterson, PhD
Research lab supervisor
Dr. Leslayann Schecterson brings a broad range of research skills to the Gumbiner Lab. She has co-authored multiple academic publications and has extensive experience in molecular biology techniques, including gene vector design and transgene expression, protein expression analysis, histology and confocal imaging. Before joining the Gumbiner Lab, Schecterson spent 16 years at the University of Washington, most recently as an acting instructor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. She earned a BS in chemistry and biology from Bates College and a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Washington.
Allison Maker, BS
Allison Maker came to the Gumbiner Lab to study the structure of the E-cadherin complex underlying the regulation of its adhesive state at the cell surface. She is currently a PhD student in biochemistry at the University of Washington, having completed her undergraduate degree in 2015 with a BS in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology.