Amber was a research specialist in the lab from August 2013 to September 2015. She graduated from Stanford University in 2013 with a degree in Biology. She worked at a free clinic during her time there, and is interested in the health care of underserved communities. Amber was born in Houston, but has moved around and lived in different parts of the world. She enjoys learning about new places and enjoyed exploring Philadelphia. Amber went onto perform clinical research en route to medical school.


Jackrel, M.E., K. Yee, A. Tariq, A.I. Chen, and J. Shorter. (2015). Disparate mutations confer therapeutic gain of Hsp104 function. ACS Chem. Biol. 10(12):2672-9. pdf file link

Jackrel, M.E., A. Tariq, K. Yee, R. Weitzman, and J. Shorter. (2014). Isolating potentiated Hsp104 variants using yeast proteinopathy models. J. Vis. Exp. 93:e52089 doi:10.3791/52089. pdf file link




Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania