Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins School Of Medici
Melissa Lee is in the predoctoral training program in the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She received her Bachelor's of Science in cellular biology from the University of Georgia. She worked for four years as a clinical technologist at Emory Genetics Laboratory in Atlanta where she performed a wide variety of diagnostic molecular genetic testing. Melissa is currently working on her thesis with Garry Cutting studying non-traditional molecular contributors to cystic fibrosis using a combination of computational and wet lab tools. This work includes investigating intergenic contributors to CF such as carbonic anhydrase XII and intragenic variants that modify CFTR expression.