Lab personnel


Natalie C. Steinel

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell

My research interests lie in understanding the complex cellular and molecular interactions that occur between a parasite and its host. I am particularly interested in developing threespine stickleback into a model organism for the study of vertebrate adaptive immunity.


Education and Training

The University of Texas at Austin
Postdoctoral Researcher
Advisor: Dr. Daniel Bolnick

The University of Pennsylvania
Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology
Thesis: “Multiple mechanisms cooperate to enforce antigen receptor allelic exclusion”
Advisor: Dr. Craig Bassing

The University of Texas at Austin
Bachelors of Science, Cell and Molecular Biology
Bachelors of Arts, French


The Steinel Lab is looking for trainees at all levels...

Undergrad, masters, PhD, and postdoctoral trainees are encouraged to contact Dr. Steinel.

List of current projects available in the Steinel lab