As a graduate student in the laboratory of Saeed Tavazoie, I research various forms of death resistance in Escherichia coli. Using microbiology, molecular biology, and systems biology approaches, my work touches on bacterial evolution, antibiotic resistance, and stress response mechanisms.
As a master’s student at New York University, I worked in the laboratory of Lionel Christiaen, studying mechanisms underlying muscle specification in Ciona intestinalis.
Wang W, Razy-Krajka F, Siu E, Ketcham A, Christiaen L. NK4 antagonizes Tbx1/10 to promote cardiac versus pharyngeal muscle fate in the ascidian second heart field. PLoS Biol. 2013 Dec;11(12):e1001725.