Research Technologist- Dr. Jennifer McIntosh’s Lab
Alexa Derayunan is a Research Technologist in the McIntosh lab. She graduated from Loyola University Chicago with a degree in Biology. Her background includes working in a environmental science lab and surgical pathology lab. The area of research she works in is focused on pre-eclampsia, a complication in pregnancy that is characterized by high blood pressure. Her responsibility is to investigate the relationship between mitochondrial dysfunction and pre-eclampsia through molecular techniques and cell culture.