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Nicole Vander Schaaf

About Nicole Vander Schaaf

  • Undergraduate University: Indiana Wesleyan University (B.S. Biology)
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    Nicole Vander Schaaf

  • Thesis: The role of polycomb target gene DNA methylation in intestinal tumorigenesis
  • Mentor: Peter Laird, Ph.D.
  • Conferences:
    24th Annual Short Course on Experimental Models of Human Cancer, Jackson Laboratories (August 2015 poster presentation)
    Origins of Cancer, Van Andel Institute (July 2015)
    VARI Scientific Retreat, Crystal Mountain Resort (June 2015 poster presentation)
    Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease, Van Andel Institute (September 2014)
  • Hometown: Three Rivers, MI
  • Hobbies: Music, gardening, volunteering, exercising, and baking
PUBLICATIONS

Vander Schaaf, N.A., Cunningham, A.M.G., Cluff, B.P., Kraemer, C.K., Reeves, C.L., Riester, C.J., Slater, L.K., Madigan, M.T., and Sattley, W.M. (2015). Cold-Active, Heterotrophic Bacteria from the Highly Oligotrophic Waters of Lake Vanda, Antarctica. Microorganisms 3, 391–406.