Biography

Britt is a postdoc in the Shalek Lab. Her research interests include clinical immunology and using single cell RNA-seq to better understand immune cell states in the central nervous system, specifically in the context of multiple sclerosis (MS), stroke, macular degeneration, and glioblastoma (GBM). She was previously a PhD student in Chris Love’s lab, where she characterized mechanisms of T cell dysfunction and exhaustion in MS and GBM. She received a Bachelor of Engineering degree at Dartmouth College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry at Colby College. In addition to research, she enjoys teaching and was a teaching assistant for 5.64, Frontiers of Interdisciplinary Science in Human Health and Disease, this past semester. When not in lab, she likes to read, attempt to garden, watch terrible TV, and hang out with her incredibly lazy dogs.

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