Michelle Markstrom first came to MSU as a high school student to do molecular biology research. She graduated from Michigan Technological University with a B.S. in Medical Technology in 1993. Michelle was previously the Laboratory Coordinator for the Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program at MSU. In January, 2020, Mick transitioned to Assistant Instructor.
Michelle has many years of professional laboratory experience. She worked for St Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital from 1995 until joining BLD in August, 2018. Michelle was a generalist for many years and then became the Hematology Team Leader. She has also worked for Cayman Chemical Company in Ann Arbor, working in the EIA production lab. This Lab produced EIA kit components and also handled technical support.
Michelle has 2 daughters, and she and her husband live in Williamston. She loves to golf, travel, and quilt.