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Kristine Tsantilas

Kristine Tsantilas

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Dr. Tsantilas is a postdoctoral fellow in Michael MacCoss’ laboratory in the Genome Sciences Department. She completed her PhD in the laboratory of James B. Hurley in the UW Biochemistry Department, where she studied metabolic activity in young, healthy retinas and examined how aging affects these norms. Her research as a postdoctoral fellow uses different applications of targeted mass spectrometry to characterize the circulating proteome in both healthy and aged humans and model organisms. When she is not in the lab, Dr. Tsantilas loves going to Seattleā€™s farmers markets, cooking all of the things, and traveling