Center for Data Driven Discovery in Biomedicine
Stephanie Sanchez-Maldonado is a Lab Technician who focuses on molecular characterization, identification, and establishment of oncogenic gene fusions. She is also responsible for developing and maintaining animal and human-derived cell lines. Stephanie’s research focuses on MET gene fusions by establishing their role in oncogenic growth in pediatric brain cancer.
Prior to joining the D3b Center in August of 2020, Stephanie worked at a Puratos, a food manufacturing company, as an environmental monitoring scientist, taking swab samples of areas around the building including dry and wet product to establish bacterial cell growth. She also worked at WuXi AppTech as an immunotherapy manufacturing associate responsible for processing tumor tissue of clinical trial patients.
Stephanie completed a BS in Microbiology from the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Campus. She is committed to helping as much as she can to find discoveries that could lead a child to live a long, happy and fruitful life. She also is interested in gaining any knowledge she on pediatric bran cancer by learning about new and upcoming techniques in research.