Christina was a research specialist in the lab from July 2015 to April 2017. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a B.A. in Biological Basis of Behavior. She was born in Panama to a Brazilian mother and a Barbadian father.


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Chuang, E.*, A.M. Hori*, C.D. Hesketh*, and J. Shorter. (2018). Amyloid assembly and disassembly. J. Cell. Sci. doi: 10.1242/jcs.189928. pdf file link (*Co-first author).




Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
University of Pennsylvania