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Sarah A. Wilson
Sarah A. Wilson
  • Sarah A. Wilson
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 159 Goessmann Laboratory
  • 686 N. Pleasant Street
  • Amherst, Ma 01003
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I am currently a PhD student in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. My work in the Roberts Lab is to use metabolic engineering to increase paclitaxel accumulation in Taxus suspension cultures.

Education

  • Expected 2014, PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2012, Graduate Certificate in Cellular Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2009, BS in Chemical Engineering at Rowan University

Research interests

Publications

Wilson, S.A. and Roberts, S.C. (2011) Recent advances towards development and commercialization of plant cell culture processes for synthesis of biomolecules. Plant Biotechnology Journal.

Undergraduate Researchers

Nick Cadirov
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department of Chemical Engineering Nick has worked in the lab since the beginning of his junior year. As a senior, he is currently completing his honors thesis in the Roberts lab. His project is to optimize a protocol for the reculturing of Taxus protoplasts.

Nicole Raia
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department of Chemical Engineering
Nicole has worked in the lab since the beginning of her junior year. As a senior, she is currently completing her honors thesis in the Roberts lab. Her project is to develop a selection protocol for our Taxus cell lines after an Agrobacterium-mediated transformation.

Meghan Combs

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