Mihaela Stoyanova joined the Dutcher Lab in February 2017 as a research tech. In the lab, she works on characterizing insertional mutants and performing various assays to learn more about flagellar function. Aside from Mihaela’s role in the lab, she is also a student at the University of Missouri-St. Louis where she is pursuing a B.S./M.S. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology. Mihaela enjoys learning about genetics and applying her knowledge in both classwork and research. She looks forward to learning more.