Elizabeth "Liz" Haynes is a cell biologist studying neurodevelopment using zebrafish in the lab of Dr. Mary Halloran at UW-Madison. She is co-mentored in microscopy and image analysis by Dr. Kevin Eliceiri at LOCI, and collaborates with the Huisken lab to do medium-throughput CRISPR F0 screening using Light Sheet Microscopy.
She thinks of neurons as just really fancy cells.
She received her Ph.D. in Cell Biology and Physiology from UNC Chapel Hill, where she studied actin debranching under the mentorship of Dr. Jim Bear.
She received her B.S. in Molecular Biology and Microbiology from UCF, with an Honor's Thesis on immunotoxin-based cancer therapies in the lab of Dr. Kenneth Teter.