Lindsey Mayes-Hopfinger, Ph.D. is a Senior Scientist at Melior who has expertise in inflammatory and cell death pathways. Lindsey graduated from Thomas Jefferson University with a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology. During her graduate training, she focused on understanding regulatory mechanisms of the NLRP3 inflammasome using peritonitis and colitis mouse models. In addition, she has extensive experience in in vitro cytotoxicity assays and cytokine ELISAs. Her favorite part of the scientific process is designing new experimental models to solve complex problems. In her free time, Dr. Mayes-Hopfinger enjoys doing anything creative as well as spending time with friends and family.