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Kristen  Nicholes Kristen Nicholes

Kristen Nicholes is from Salt Lake City, UT, and received her BS in Chemical Engineering from BYU. After three years of volunteer work, she began her PhD work at Johns Hopkins Homewood in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program, where she worked in the lab of Dr. Sharon Gerecht on the differentiation of stem cells into endothelial cells. She's interested in the possibilities for peptide-based nanoparticles for improved drug delivery and diagnosis in ovarian cancer. Kristen also enjoys singing, dancing, playing instruments, and reading.