Amy Hicks, Postdoctoral Associate

Amy N. Hicks, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Bar Harbor, ME

Utilizes spontaneous and CRISPR/Cas9 generated mouse lines along with primary cell culture models to look at the molecular intersection between the motor neuron and heart phenotypes in mouse models of Spinal Muscular Atrophy with Respiratory Distress (SMARD).

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Education and experience

Education

The Jackson Laboratory
Postdoctoral fellow
Adv: Dr. Greg Cox
2016-current

The Jackson Laboratory
Postdoctoral fellow
Adv: Dr. Susan Ackerman
2013-2016

Wake Forest University
Ph.D., Molecular Medicine & Translational Sciences
Adv: Dr. Colin Bishop
2007-2012

The University of Maine
B.S., Molecular & Cellular Biology
B.S., Biochemistry
2000-2005

Experience

The College of the Atlantic
Adjunct course instructor
2016-present

Penn State Cancer Institute
Research technician
2005-2007

The University of Maine
Undergraduate research assistant
2003-2005