Melissa Harris, PhD – Stough Lecturer
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL, USA
Melissa Harris is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at UAB. Dr. Harris’ research program focuses on understanding how stem cell aging occurs and therapeutic approaches for preventing or reversing stem cell aging. The Harris Lab (aka Team Hair-Us) uses melanocyte stem cells and gray hair as a model stem cell system. The long-term mission of the lab is to identify real biological solutions to combat tissue aging. Dr. Harris is alumni of the University of California, Davis (BS, PhD) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (Postdoc).
Dr. Harris will speak on, “Hair Ageing and Greying”