Team

Staff Profiles

Joy Arakaki, M.S.

Research Associate

Joy manages all aspects of flow cytometry, cell sorting, and flow instrumentation for the Gene Editing team. Previously, she worked on cancer immunotherapy at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, high throughput immune cell signal profiling at a San Francisco Bay Area startup, and bone response to spaceflight conditions at NASA Ames Research Center. She received her M.S. in Stem Cell Biology from San Francisco State University, using hiPSCs to model impaired germ cell development, and a B.S. in Cell Biology and Religion from the University of California at San Diego.

Selected Publications

Fluorescent Gene Tagging of Transcriptionally Silent Genes in hiPSCs

Stem Cell Reports
April 4, 2019

Roberts B, Hendershott MC, Arakaki J, Gerbin KA, Malik H, Nelson A, Gehring J, Hookway C, Ludmann SA, Yang R, Haupt A, Grancharova T, Valencia V, Fuqua MA, Tucker A, Rafelski SM, Gunawardane RN

Endogenous Protein Tagging in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Using CRISPR/Cas9

Jove
August 25, 2018

Haupt A, Grancharova T, Arakaki J, Fuqua MA, Roberts B, Gunawardane RN

Scarless gene tagging of transcriptionally silent genes in hiPSCs to visualize cardiomyocyte sarcomeres in live cells

bioRxiv
June 9, 2018

Roberts B, Arakaki J, Gerbin KA, Malik H, Nelson A, Hendershott MC, Hookway C, Ludmann SA, Mueller IA, Yang R, Rafelski SM, Gunawardane RN