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Nicole M. Collette

Portrait of  Nicole M. Collette

  • Title
    Staff Scientist
  • Email
    collette2@llnl.gov
  • Phone
    (925) 423-2353
  • Organization
    STE PLS-STE BBTD-BIOSCIENCES, BIOTECHNOLOGY

Professional Preparation

University of California, Davis: BS, Animal Science 1998

University of California, Davis: PhD, Genetics 2004

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: Postdoc, Genome Biology 1/2004-1/2008

University of California, Berkeley: Associate Specialist, Molecular and Cellular Biology, 1/2008-11/2010

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: Staff Scientist, Biosciences and Biotechnology Division, 11/2010-present

Experience Summary:

  • Extensive training in genetics, molecular biology, histology, and developmental biology.
  • Over 20 years of hands-on, in vivo mouse experimentation.
  • Significant experience with surgical mouse models, ex vivo tissue analysis, and histological analysis of mouse tissues.
  • Supervisor of the Animal Care Facility (vivarium) at LLNL
  • Ensure staff and user training, regulatory compliance, and logistical coordination for in vivo experiments.
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert for animal model research.
  • Participate in a wide variety of research that includes forensics, toxicology, infectious disease diagnostics, pathogen evolution, and therapeutic development.
  • Research roles include all phases of experimentation, from experimental design to data analysis.