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Stefanie Leacock

Stefanie West Leacock is a graduate of Florida State University and received her PhD in Genetics from Yale University in 2006.  She has studied genetics in several model organisms, including the roundworm C. elegans and the zebrafish Danio rerio.  Stefanie currently lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, where she teaches biology, genetics and works on projects related to active learning and equity in biology education. Having grown up attending church, she finds wonder and her identity in both spiritual life and biological discovery. She is married to an Episcopal priest and they have three children.