Senior Research Analyst, Google

Annalisa Pawlosky is the founder and principal investigator for the Google Accelerated Science biochemistry and molecular biology laboratory, a unique laboratory specifically designed for building custom assays that integrate with mathematical models, including machine learning, to accelerate new findings in the biological sciences.  She conducted her postdoctoral work under Jan Liphardt and Michael Clarke as a Stanford Molecular Imaging Scholar postdoctoral fellow and focused on discovering the mechanism behind the role of Usp16 in stem cell senescence. For this work, she built dimerization dependent protein sensors (ddFPs) between Usp16 and histone H2A for single molecule live cell imaging assays with TIRF. She initiated mammalian work in the Van Oudenaarden laboratory and focused on studying patterning in mammalian organs during embryonic development. In particular, she studied and modelled Notch pathway regulated mechanisms behind cellular patterning for mammalian auditory outer hair cells with single molecule RNA FISH (smFISH).