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Lillian Klug, Ph.D. (she/her)

  • Research Project Manager, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Lilli Klug, PhD is a trained cancer biologist with a passion for project management and facilitation of scientific teams. Lilli received her PhD from the Cancer Biology Program at OHSU in 2017 and worked as a researcher and research project manager in the lab of Dr. Michael Heinrich (OHSU/VAHMC) studying gastrointestinal stromal tumor. In 2022, Lilli joined at Absci, a drug creation biotech in Vancouver, WA where she worked as a scientific program manager on Absci's AI-oriented R&D programs. Lilli is passionate about empowering those that have been historically marginalized or excluded from STEM careers and she served on the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization Women in Science- Portland for 5+ years, serving as president from 2020-2023. She still volunteers with the organization, specifically developing and facilitating a Women in Leadership course offered by the organization. In her free time, Lilli enjoys bouldering, playing and watching soccer, hiking, yoga, cooking, and spending time with family, friends, and her two tiny dogs. Lilli is excited to be a part of the Biofabrication Hub and the research community here at CEDAR/ Knight Cancer Institute.



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