Lacey Luense

Lacey Luense, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Research Interest:
I am broadly interested in understanding how epigenetic mechanisms influence fertility and embryonic development.  My research focuses on studying histone post-translational modifications during mouse and human spermatogenesis, how they influence chromatin packaging in the gamate, and subsequently the effect that has on the developing embryo and subsequent developmental programming.

BA Augustana College, SD (Biology)
MS Iowa State University (Genetics)
PhD University of Kansas Medical Center (Molecular and Integrative Physiology


Fellowship or Grant:
Ruth Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32)
Epigenetic Regulation of Histone Eviction
NICHD 2016-2018