Headshot photo of Madeline Krieger, Ph.D.

Madeline Krieger, Ph.D.

  • Post Doctoral Scholar, CEDAR, OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, School of Medicine


Maddie Krieger got her Ph.D. from Portland State University studying small RNA function and evolution in bacterial pathogens. After receiving her doctorate, Maddie completed a postdoc in the Merritt Lab in the OHSU School of Dentistry, where she blended computational and wet-lab approaches to investigate polymicrobial interactions in oral disease. Maddie joined the computational biology group at CEDAR in May 2023 as a postdoctoral researcher, where she aims to understand both the host and microbial influences that lead to esophageal cancer formation progression. Outside of her research, Maddie serves as the Vice President of Women in Science PDX, a local non-profit dedicated to the advancement and retention of women minorities in STEM fields. Maddie also enjoys running, biking, horse riding, drinking coffee, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.



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