Arik Shams

Graduate Student Researcher
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Arik received his Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2014. At USM he worked with Dr. Anthony Bell studying the interaction of HMGB1 and 4-way DNA junctions. Additionally, he worked as a researcher at the NIH under Dr. Tom Friedman, studying the role of myosin 15 on the development of stereocilia in the inner ear. Arik joined the IGI/Corn Lab as a graduate student in July 2017, where he is focusing on targeting Cas9 to endogenous cellular substrates.