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Lisa Hall-AndersonLisa Hall PhD
Associate Professor 
BA: The Colorado College, Biology, 1988
PhD: Univ. California-Davis, Genetics, 1996

Lisa Hall is a co-investigator with Dr. Jeanne Lawrence on numerous research projects pertaining to nuclear structure and epigenetic regulation of the genome. Lisa’s main research interest is studying how long non-coding RNAs interact with chromatin, the functional importance of the repeat genome in gene regulation and nuclear structure, as well as our ongoing project silencing the extra chromosome 21 in Down syndrome patient cells using targeted integration of an XIST transgene. Lisa was also the Assistant Director for the human medical genetics course here at UMMS from 2002-2010, and she continues to teach and help administer the course.

Meg Byron Meg Byron
Senior Research Scientist
BA: Framingham State College, 1996

Jing Yuanchun Yuanchun Jing
Research Lab Tech I
BS: Shenyang Institute of Technology, 1991

Melvys Valledor Ceballos, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Associate
PhD: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL


Eric Larsen
Graduate Student
BS: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA

Khusali Gupta
Graduate Student
MS: University of New Haven, West Haven, CT
B Tech: Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India