Dr. Andrea McQuate



Assistant Professor





Describe your research in about 200 words.

My research focuses on the role of mitochondria in the preservation of hearing and balance. We seek to understand how these “powerhouses of the cell” form morphologies and phenotypes that are specific to cells in the inner ear, and may be crucial for sensory function. Learn more.


What’s the most interesting thing you have learned from a student?

A student taught me how to do screen recordings, which helped so much with my presentations!