Michael Dorrity

Postdoctoral Fellow
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As a postdoctoral fellow in the Trapnell lab, I am using single-cell genomics to model how developmental processess change in the face of environmental perturbations. I am interested in molecular determinants of cell type-specific stress senstivity and environmental sensing. I completed my PhD at the University of Washington with Christine Queitsch and Stanley Fields, where I developed high-throughput molecular techniques to study protein function. I received a B.S. in Genetics from the University of California, Davis, where I worked on genetic mapping of developmental traits in tomato with Siobhan Brady.

Papers

Dimensionality reduction by UMAP to visualize physical and genetic interactions

Dynamics of gene expression in single root cells of Arabidopsis thaliana