Nicole Green, PhD
Nicole Green, Ph.D. is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Tootle Lab in the Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology at the Carver College of Medicine. A lifelong Drosophila biologist, Nicole completed her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Kansas State University under the mentorship of Dr. Erika R. Geisbrecht. She currently is using the Drosophila ovary to understand the fundamental roles of prostaglandin signaling and nuclear actin in stem cell biology and is a proud member of the Flyowa community. Nicole is the Vice President of UIPDA, the Social Committee Chair/social media manager, and the postdoc rep for the UI Research Council. She is also very involved with the Genetics Society of America and serves on the GSA Education Committee. Outside of research, Nicole enjoys playing piano, maintaining her extensive houseplant collection, and trying to juggle her many book clubs.