Ella Gehrke

Ella is a second year medical student at the Carver College of Medicine and joined the Drack Lab as a Summer Research Fellows. Ella received her Bachelor’s of Science from Iowa State University in Global Resource Systems and then went on to get her Masters at Johns Hopkins University in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology where she investigated malaria parasite biology. Today, Ella is focused on a gene therapy project for Juvenile X Linked Retinoschisis and is very interested in a career in ophthalmology in the future.