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Colin Riley, MS

Lab Manager

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Colin is an accomplished professional with a strong educational background and diverse experience in the field of scientific research. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Biology from Fordham University in 2018, and quickly secured a position as a lab technician at the prestigious Center of Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. During his time there, Colin gained invaluable experience investigating how specialized pro-resolving mediators enhance tissue repair and wound healing.

In pursuit of his passion for scientific research, Colin continued his education at the University of Michigan where he received a Master's degree in Molecular and Integrative Physiology in 2020. Following his graduation, Colin worked in the Oncology Clinical Trials Support Unit at Michigan Medicine, where he oversaw and coordinated multiple stage 1 clinical trials.

In November of 2022, Colin returned to Massachusetts and joined the Sirianni Lab, where he is currently serving as the Lab Manager. In this role, Colin is responsible for a wide range of duties, including coordinating lab activities, supervising staff, and conducting research projects. His interests include the development of biomaterial models to better understand neuroanatomy and help study the effects of microanatomy on nanoparticle drug delivery to the CNS.

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