Graduate Program

Agatha Lyczek , BS

Advisor:Dr. Markus Seeliger

  • Biography

Agatha Lyczek received a BS from Johns Hopkins University where she majored in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and researched in a neuroimaging lab. Her research focused on elucidating the therapeutic role of glial progenitor cells as cell therapy for dysmyelinating disorders. Additionally, she worked towards developing clinically translatable imaging tools (i.e. diffusion tensor MRI) for assessing the efficacy of cell transplantation in the CNS. Post graduation, she interned at Biogen, a biotechnology company specializing in developing therapeutics for neurodegenerative disorders. In 2013, she entered Stony Brook's MSTP (MD/PhD) program. She is excited to be joining the Pharmacology program this fall.