Cassandra Barrett

Arizona State University

Cassandra Barrett is a PhD student in Karmella Haynes’ lab at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on building synthetic biology tools to manipulate the chromatin environment in mammalian cells in order to improve genome editing. As president of the EBRC SPA, Cassandra coordinates career development programming, organizes retreat events, and oversees the SPA board. Cassandra hopes to have a career integrating biotechnology with clinical genetics.