Megan DetermanMegan Determan

Research Interests

Stem-cell based characterization of Maturity Onset Diabetes of the young

Advisor: Stephen Duncan, DPhil, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy


BS, 2009, University of South Dakota
Majors: Chemistry & Biology

PhD, 2015, Medical College of Wisconsin
Thesis: “HNF1A-MODY in the Human Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocyte-Like Cell”

Research Experience

University of South Dakota, 2006-2009
Advisor: Dr. Alicia Paulson
Project: Characterization of the expression pattern of cadherin-6B in chicken limb development


enjoying a wide variety of music including rock, electronic, alternative, & innovative unique styles, running, reading a selection of self-help/motivational books & fantasy novels, watching action & comedy movies, cooking & baking