Kellie joined the lab in 2014 and completed her Ph.D. in genetics in 2020. She earned her bachelor’s degree in biology with a focus on genetics at the University of Iowa. Kellie’s research projects included dissecting the mechanisms underlying regulation of angiogenic factors in eye pathology as well as protease interactions and regulation. She was awarded an NIH F31 grant in 2015. She currently is a scientist working at Adverum.