Marlee Krieger received her B.S. degree in Biology and her M.S. degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. There she studied the relationship between SOS expression and DNA recombination in Escherichia coli. She is currently working as a Research Program Manager in Dr. Nimmi Ramanujam’s laboratory at Duke University in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is also a member of the Center for Global Women’s Health Technologies Center where her research focuses on the development the POCkeT (Point of Care Tampon) Colposcope to screen for cervical cancer in resource-poor settings. She is also the Director of DukeEnage Orange County, an immersion program that aims to empower young girls by giving them tools to help navigate social, economic and gender barriers. In 2016, she became a team leader for Bass Connections Peru. In this project, a diverse team of faculty, staff and students map the various stakeholders involved in the implementation of the POCkeT Colposcope in Peru, one of the initial launch countries.
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