Sean Kellner

Post-Graduate Research Assistant

Sean Kellner



MS in Integrative Molecular Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 2013

BS in Biology, Grove City College, 2010


Thomas Smithgall, PhD


Areas of Interest

Non-receptor protein-tyrosine c-Fes autoregulation

Why I Chose Pitt

The faculty is great, the city is neat, and the cross-campus programs and collaboration are amazing. UPMC and CMU are right here with Pitt and the University of Pittsburgh Medical School; it’s a beautiful setup.

Poster Presentations

Penn State Behrend – High-throughput search for serum biomarkers for characterization and prognostic indication of COPD via Luminex multi-bead, flow-based assay: leptin and HGFs set.

Grove City College – Mitochondrial genome sequencing of local Pennsylvanian sub-population of Apis mellifera.

Following his graduation, Sean accepted a position in the lab of Dr. Stern at the University of Pittsburgh Drug Discovery Institute.