Lauren Geary

Lauren is currently a Ph.D. student in the Interdepartmental Biological Sciences Program here at Northwestern University. Her research focuses on a unique stem cell population, the Neural Crest, which shares numerous similarities to embryonic stem cells. Outside of the lab, she enjoys volunteering, staying active at the gym, running, and reading. 

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What makes a stem cell so much more valuable, from a scientific perspective, than any other cell in the body?