Profile for Jaclyn Wisinski

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Platelets prevent blood loss from the vasculature and changes in the abundance and/or function of platelet compromises their ability to execute that function. Too many (thrombocythemia) or too few (thrombocytopenia) circulating platelet increase risk of thrombosis and hemorrhage, respectively. The primary goal of my research is to understand what regulates platelet production by megakaryocytes.

Current courses at UWL

BIO105 - Introductory Biology

BIO315 - Cell Biology 


B.S. Biology, cell and molecular concentration at the University of Wisconsin- LaCrosse

Ph.D. Pharmacology & Toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Post-doctoral fellowships at the Blood Research Institute (Milwaukee, WI) and University of Wisconsin-Madison