B. Duygu Özpolat

Principal Investigator, Hibbitt Fellow

Duygu is a developmental biologist with a passion for live-imaging embryos and regeneration.

("Duygu" is pronounced "Do-ee-goo")


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Emily Kuehn

Research Assistant

Emily is a Research Assistant in the Özpolat lab investigating the regeneration of germ cells in sea urchins and segmented worms. She is currently working on cell ablations using a two-photon laser to observe molecular changes throughout the embryo upon ablation. Emily received her B.A. in Biology from the University of Minnesota in 2016.

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Beatrice Steinert

McDonnell Fellow

Beatrice Steinert is a graduate student in History and Philosophy of Science at Harvard University, and a McDonnell Fellow at the Özpolat Lab at the MBL. Beatrice is interested in how we see the world of microscopic living things. Her approach to exploring this world is multifold: through lab-based research, the history of science and science studies, and visual art. Her main interests are in cell and developmental biology and visualization practices and technologies such as microscopy, printmaking, drawing, 3D modeling and printing, and virtual reality. http://www.beatricesteinert.com/


Emeline Kelley

Research Assistant

Emeline (Emma) is a research assistant at the Özpolat Lab, working on establishing electroporation technique for gene delivery in annelids. Emma received her B.S. in Marine Biology from Roger Williams University in 2014 and her M.S. in Marine Biology from Northeastern University in 2017.