India Pursell, BS

India Pursell

Laboratory Research Technician

India received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Louisiana Tech University in the Spring of 2019 after working 4 years in a stem cell and regenerative medicine laboratory during her undergraduate career. She joined the Tasker Lab summer 2020 as a Laboratory Research Technician. She works alongside Dr. Laura Harrison, assisting her in experiments looking at glucocorticoid receptors to determine the brains response to stress. There is an interest of using mechanisms of regulation of g protein-coupled receptor signaling and small GTP-binding proteins in signal transduction. She is beginning her own project regarding the PVN using stereotaxic injections surgery, animal models, and cell culture of different cell types. In her free time, India enjoys baking, running, and reading.