student

Amy Spens

amyspens@uw.edu

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 

Human Biology

Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions

Developmental Biology, Stem Cells & Aging

Gene Expression, Cell Cycle & Chromosome Biology (Area Director)

Entry Quarter: Autumn 2017

Lab Information

Research Summary

My work in the Tapscott Lab focuses on the role of the transcription factor DUX4 in modulating the innate immune response in myoblasts (muscle precursor cells). Previously I worked in the Henikoff Lab as a research technician studying Polycomb-group proteins.