Chelsea Shoben

Chelsea is a Ph.D. candidate in the Vertebrate Genetics Lab at Duke with Craig Lowe. She is a student in the University Program in Genetics & Genomics (UPGG)  and affiliated with the Molecular Genetics & Microbiology (MGM) department.

Chelsea is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) awardee. She completed her Bachelors of Science at the University of Central Florida in Molecular Biology & Microbiology. Prior to graduate school, Chelsea served in Teach For America as a South Carolina high school science teacher.

Current Research Interests

Understanding the relationship between genetic variation of tandem repeats and nearby gene expression. 

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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