Michael Xie portrait

Michael Xie

Pacific Northwest Research Institute

In Dr. Aimee Dudley's research group at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute, Michael uses yeast as a model organism to develop new technologies and high throughput methods to study complex genotype-phenotype relationships. Previously, Michael worked on drug discovery for Cryptococcus neoformans infections in the Farnoud research group at Ohio University, thermoplastic processing as a material science co-op at ContiTech's research and development department (Akron, Ohio), and protein engineering for enzyme immobilization in the Blenner research group at Clemson University as part of an NSF-REU. Michael holds a B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.