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Research Associate

Ashlesha received her Ph.D. from Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan, and is trained in microbiology and molecular biology. She joined UNC as a post doctoral fellow in 2018  and the Gentzsch lab in 2023. She is passionate about education and science outreach.

When not in the lab, nothing beats a good book, a bit of gardening, and of course, playing with her cat.



  • Marsico Lung Institute CF Center