Megan Cracchiolo

Ph.D. Student

Megan received her B.S. in Neuroscience with a minor in Food Studies from University of California, Los Angeles in 2021. A native of Tucson, she returned after graduation to work in the Katsanis lab in preparation for graduate school. Previously, she worked during the summers in Dr. Martha Bhattacharya’s lab examining synaptic dysfunction, neurodegeneration, and chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. In her free time she enjoys fitness, watching sports, and cheering for UCLA when they come to town for sporting events. She is currently a PhD Student in Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences (ABBS).


  • B.S.