Madeline Mayday is a PhD student in the Department of Pathology and is a Medical Research Scholar. Originally from Muskoka, Ontario, she graduated with a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology from San Francisco State University. Following her undergraduate career she worked as a Research Associate at UCSF to develop a protocol for detection of pathogens causing respiratory failure in pediatric HSC transplant patients. Madeline started her graduate studies in Yale’s MMPP program in Fall 2019 and joined the Krause Lab in May 2020 with an interest in translational research and malignant hematopoiesis. She is currently working on a project to better understand the development of AMKL, a rare neonatal leukemia.