Researcher | Research Overview
Wathone is a Research Assistant in the Beggs Laboratory, and has been part of the Beggs team since 2017. She works primarily on providing genetic analyses for patients and their families. This includes but is not limited to setting up PCR reactions, analyzing DNA sequencing, clinical databasing, and genetic pedigree analysis which together can help diagnose rare mutations. Wathone also helps with many other projects involving the development of functional zebrafish animal models for those mutations that are found to be pathogenic.