Lab Manager/Research Specialist
Hometown: I grew up in London (UK) but my home is now Nashville TN
Research Project: Extracellular Control of Trans-Synaptic Signaling
Favorite Lab Technique: Fruit Fly genetics
Favorite Drosophila Gene Name: “bride of sevenless”. It’s a receptor for the signal “sevenless”, which is required for the formation of the R7 photoreceptor in the compound eye of Drosophila
Hobbies: Playing old-time Appalachian mountain music, social dance (Contra dance and English country dance) reading books, crossword puzzles, hiking in the woods.