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Mikala Willett, B.S.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Experimental Immunology Branch


Mikala is a postbaccalaureate fellow in the Experimental Immunology Branch at the National Cancer Institute. She graduated from Lee University with a B.S. in Health Science in December 2019. She joined Dr. Christian Mayer’s lab in October 2020 and is studying apoptosis and B cell development. Upon completing her training at the NCI, Mikala hopes to earn a dual master’s degree in physician assistant studies and public health to pursue a career as a Physician Assistant in primary care and community health.

Areas of Expertise

B.S. in Health Science