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Rowan K. O'Hara

Research Associate

Research Assistant

January 2021 - Present

Research focus: Perform GWAS of depression symptoms and clinical depression across ancestral groups.
Duties: Learn R, literature review, data cleaning, data analysis, genome-wide association study using Plink, presentation preparation.
Supervisor: Roseann E. Peterson, PhD

Research Assistant

January 2020 - May 2020

Research focus: The relationship between symptoms of internalizing feelings and alcohol use in college students; The relationship between alcohol dependence in college students and SNPs on the GABRA2 gene.
Duties: Literature review, data analysis, genome-wide association study using Plink, presentation preparation.
Supervisor: Amy Adkins, PhD

Research Assistant

January 2019 - December 2019

Research focus: Isolation of a Pantoea phage; Gene annotation of a Bacillus phage.
Duties: Isolation of bacteriophage, data analysis, gene annotation using DNA Master, presentation preparation.
Supervisor: Allison Johnson, PhD