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Sean Murphy: smurph50 (at) jhu (dot) edu

I was born in the jungle of Los Angeles and raised by a pack of wild miniature schnauzers. I grew up in Seattle and earned my BS in Bioengineering and BA in Economics with an Applied Math minor from the University of Washington. I worked in the lab of Michael Laflamme studying cell therapy for myocardial infarction, focusing on electromechanical integration of engrafted stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes.

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In the Kwon lab, I use a bioinformatics approach to study heart development with the goal of improving stem cell-derived cardiomyocyte maturation. Outside of lab, I volunteer with Thread, an organization dedicated to supporting underperforming Baltimore high school students.