Her research interests focus on animal development, tissue regeneration, and stem cells, specifically studying cell signaling pathways involved in planarian regeneration. She teaches introductory biology, anatomy and physiology laboratory, and biochemistry.
Started at Avila
Dr. Burgess earned her Ph.D. from the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in 2007. Her research interests focus on molecular and morphological analyses of cell signaling pathways important in animal development and tissue regeneration.