Dr. Stacey Lee has held positions in academics, non-profits, and consulting with the objective of advancing scientific innovation. She began her career as a molecular biologist with expertise in neuroscience, genetics, biochemistry, and cellular biology. As a graduate student at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Lee studied the role of genetics in brain development and behavior. In her postdoctoral work at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Lee studied stroke and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Lee then held a position at RTI International overseeing laboratory operations for newborn screening pilot studies at the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health. Throughout her career, Dr. Lee has written and won grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and private foundations. Her wide-ranging experience allows her to develop proposals in a variety of fields. Dr. Lee enjoys working with a wide variety of experts to solve problems and help researchers advance their technologies. In her free time, Dr. Lee enjoys dancing and exercise classes and volunteers as a mentor for NC State students.
- Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Scientific Consultant, Eva Garland Consulting
- Laboratory Scientist, RTI International
- Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
- B.S. in Biochemistry, Cellular, and Molecular Biology and Hispanic Studies from the University of Tennessee
- Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Vanderbilt University