About Linda M. Hendershot

Dr. Hendershot earned a BS from Eastern Kentucky University and a PhD in microbiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham before beginning her longstanding research career with St. Jude. Since 1987, she has led a robust laboratory-based research program that explores protein folding in the cells and the biological impact of protein misfolding, including how the accumulation of unfolded proteins may contribute to disease.

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Meet the Team

Lana Elkins, PhD
  • Lana Elkins, PhD
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ashley Florey, MS
  • Ashley Florey, MS
  • Senior Researcher
Melissa Mann
  • Melissa Mann
  • Lab Operations Manager
Chris Melendez-Suchi
  • Chris Melendez-Suchi
  • Researcher