Emir O’Hara, BA


Emir O’Hara completed her Bachelors of Arts at the College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio where she was first exposed to research studying the developing stress response of young bluebird chicks. After college she worked in various neuroscience related settings before joining the Rivella group in 2014 as a research technician to Dr. Laura Breda. Emir worked in the Gene therapy group under Dr. Breda and with Dr. Casu where she helped to develop a protocol for in-utero gene therapy for mouse models of sickle cell disease and beta-thalassemia.