Samuel Allen is a Research Assistant with the Neuropathology Division assisting Dr. Rahul Bharadwaj with postmortem human brain dissections. He also cultures living fibroblast from postmortem dura tissue for the postmortem cell line repository with guidance from Anna Brandtjen. Sam graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience with departmental honors from Johns Hopkins University in 2017. During his undergraduate career, he did research on the Tau isomerase PIN1 and its implications in Alzheimer’s and other age-associated tauopathies at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development under Dr. Ran Tao and Dr. Thomas Hyde.