Lea Baskin Monk is a 4th-year pursuing a B.S. in biochemistry at UCLA. She is also a 2023-24 TIME AFAR fellow and a UCLA Undergraduate Research Program Scholar. Since joining the Rando Lab in March 2022, she has studied transcriptomic changes in skeletal muscle across age and exercise. She loves baking (and bringing her treats for lab members to enjoy), camping, and long-distance running.

Research Areas: Muscle stem cell aging, Skeletal muscle transcriptomics across age and exercise