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Aimee Koestler, CGB postdoctoral fellow

Aimee Koestler, B.S.

Postbaccalaureate Fellow

NCI Shady Grove | Room 6E586

Aimee Koestler (she/her) joined DCEG in June 2022 as a postbaccalaureate fellow in the Clinical Genetics Branch (CGB) under the mentorship of Lisa Mirabello, Ph.D., M.S., and Nicolas Wentzensen, M.D., Ph.D., M.S. She earned a B.S. in biology with a minor in French from Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania. Ms. Koestler completed undergraduate research in food microbiology, as well as pediatric pulmonary medicine and environmental health. Her previous experiences fostered her interest in global health, emerging infectious disease research, and health policy.

In CGB, Ms. Koestler analyzes the genetic risk and histology associations with the pathogenesis of human papillomavirus (HPV) 45 and HPV 52 and the distribution of viral variants among women of various races/ethnicities worldwide. Additionally, she is assessing HPV genotype persistence and type-switching data to update HPV screening guidelines and improve the management of cervical cancer.

Ms. Koester serves as co-chair of the DCEG Fellows Committee (DFel).