Elizabeth “Beth” Wagner, Ph.D., is a technical specialist in Sterne Kessler’s Biotechnology and Chemical Practice Group. Her background and technical areas of expertise include molecular and cell biology, genetics, and biochemistry.

Beth received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics from the University of Virginia, where her research focused on the genetics and cell biology of the sensory hair cells of the inner ear, especially with regard to noise-induced and age-related hearing loss. Beth received dual Bachelor’s degrees in Biochemistry and Genetics from Clemson University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a 4.0 GPA. Her undergraduate research focused on the expression of spider silk proteins in heterologous systems and characterization of the properties of resultant silk fibers.

  • Ph.D., Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Clemson University, summa cum laude
  • B.S., Genetics, Clemson University, summa cum laude