Brooke Palus graduated from the University of Delaware in 2015, earning a Bachelors of Science in Molecular Biology with a minor in Biochemistry. Brooked continued her studies at Duke University where she earned a Masters of Science in Genetics. While at Duke Brooke’s research focused on elucidating the genetic basis of lymphoma using mouse modeling and next generating sequencing technologies. She also was involved with and led the student education group, Duke Outreach in Genetics and Genomics.
Brooke joined the Berg Lab in 2020, where she is a senior coordinator for the ClinGen research project. Her current focus in on guiding expert panels in determining gene-disease relationships.
Outside of academia Brooke enjoys running, cooking, and caring for her two bunnies (Muffin and Raisin).