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Katie M. Lowther, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Center for Mouse Genome Modification
Instructor, Department of Cell Biology
Academic Office Location:
Cell Biology
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3001
Email: lowther@uchc.edu

Dr. Lowther is the Assistant Director of the Center for Mouse Genome Modification, and an instructor in the Department of Cell Biology. She obtained her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences in 2013, working with Dr. Lisa Mehlmann at UConn Health in the Department of Cell Biology. She then did a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University School of Medicine, working with Dr. Emri Seli in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences. Prior to joining the UConn Health faculty in 2018, Dr. Lowther was an Associate Research Scientist at Yale University, and a Research Associate at UConn Health. Dr. Lowther’s research is in the area of mouse reproductive biology.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Cabrini CollegeBiology/Pre-medicine
Ph.D.University of Connecticut Health CenterBiomedical Science

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
Professional TrainingMarine Biological Lab“Frontiers in Reproduction: Molecular & Cellular Concepts and Applications” (May - June, 2010)

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Best New Investigator Poster Award at the Annual Meeting for the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI)Society for Reproductive Investigation
Postdoctoral Fellowship (2013 - 2015)Lalor Foundation

Journal Articles

Conference Papers

  • Detailed growth analysis and rRNA gene expression patterns of the halophile Halosimplex carlsbadense
    Lowther KM, D’Alessandro L, Grant K. 2007 Jan;21819-824
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Poster presentation at the annual meeting for the Society for Reproductive Investigation (SRI)PosterSociety for Reproductive Investigation2015
Platform presentation at the annual meeting for the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)TalkSociety for the Study of Reproduction2014
Poster presentation at the Gordon Conference: Mammalian ReproductionPosterGordon Conference2014