Faculty

Lynn Bekris, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor


 

 

 

 

 

 




Research Interest: Dr. Bekris' research focuses on identifying non-coding region functionally relevant genetic markers that discriminate Alzheimer's disease from other neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Bekris has developed a molecular system that evaluates the functional impact of non-coding region genetic variation on neurodegenerative disease relevant expression. Identification of functionally relevant markers specific to Alzheimer's disease will help identify pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease.

Education and Training:

College: 1996 B.S., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Zoology
2001 M.S., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Toxicology

Graduate School: 2005 Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Toxicology

Postdoctoral Training: 2005-2010   Post-doctoral Trainee, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Neurogenetics

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General Information:
Seattle VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 South Columbian Way
Box 358280 VAPSHCS GRECC S-182-B
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone Number (Lab): (206)277-1549
Fax Number: (206)764-2569
email: lbekris@u.washington.edu