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Kerri Carlson

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  • Higher Ed: Science 

BIO

In the fall of 2009 I will be joining the biology faculty at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN as a clinical professor. Currently I am a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota where I use the zebrafish as a model to understand human disease and development. While in Minnesota, I have also served as visiting assistant professors at both Hamline University and St. Olaf College. I received my PhD from Duke University focused on human genetics and my BA degrees at Miami University in both microbiology and anthropology. 

EXPERTISE

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Carlson KM, Andresen JM and Orr HT. Emerging pathogenic pathways in the spinocerebellar ataxias. Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2009 19: 1-7. [Epub ahead of print]. Review.

Carlson KM, Melcher L, Lai S, Zoghbi, HY, Clark BC, and Orr HT. Characterization of the zebrafish atxn1/axh gene family. J Neurogenet. 2008 Dec 10: 1-11 [Epub ahead of print].