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Karlsson lab members
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Elinor received her B.A. in biochemistry/cell biology and her B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fine Arts) from Rice University, and earned her Ph.D. in bioinformatics from Boston University. She was a postdoctoral fellow with Pardis Sabeti at Harvard University before starting her research group at UMass Chan in 2014.
Frances received her combined DVM/PhD degree from Cornell University, where she was awarded an NIH F30 fellowship for clinician-scientists. Prior to joining the Karlsson lab, Frances was Head of Veterinary Translational Medicine at Loyal, a translational canine aging startup, where she was recruited to the founding team and oversaw veterinary clinical studies investigating canine healthspan. Frances currently shares her life with Canine Companions future service dog “Noodles” and “Pandan,” a Doberman pup enrolled in the Doberman Diversity Project.