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Katie Mitzelfelt, Postdoctoral Fellow

Graduate Education

University of Utah

Personal Statement:

Katie grew up in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and attended college at Eastern Washington University. She completed her PhD in Biochemistry through the University of Utah, spending time at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the last half of her degree studies. Her PhD involved disease modeling of protein aggregation-associated myopathy using induced pluripotent stem cells and genome engineering. Katie joined the Murry lab in 2016, returning to the Northwest. Her research currently focuses on the study of nuclear architecture in vivo with cardiac maturation and disease.