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People of the Zabel Laboratory

Heather Bender

Ph.D. Graduate Student
BS, Biology & Microbiology, Colorado State University
Training: Research Associate in Zabel Laboratory
Research: Investigating siRNA as a potential therapeutic for prion diseases, as well as designing a liposomal delivery vehicle for the siRNA that is directed towards the brain


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​Ph.D. Canadidate

Microbiology Residency, Colorado State University, 2012
Board Certification in Emergency Care, 2005
Emergency Care Residency, New England Animal Medical Center, 2003
DVM, Tufts University, 1997
BA, Biology, Boston University, 1991

​Graduate Student
BS, Medical Laboratory Science, Purdue University
Research: Microbiology 

Graduate Student
BS, Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University
Research: Prion Pathogenesis

Mark Zabel

Associate Director of the Prion Research Center
Office: 227 Pathology
Office Phone: 970-491-1455

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