Sheila Umlauf, M.S., has been a Biotechnology Research Associate II for the Center for Molecular Discovery on Yale’s West Campus since 2013. Sheila’s time at Yale covers three Core Facilities (MB&B- Microarray Facility, founding member; Genetics- Genome Facility, founding member; YCMD- Molecular Discovery) with expertise focused on operational improvement. Before joining Yale in 2000, Sheila served as a Special Education Teacher at a residential high school for the severely emotionally disturbed. Prior to that, Sheila helped establish a microarray facility at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA. Additional industrial experience includes the Genomics Facility at CuraGen Corporation. Sheila obtained a M.S. in Pharmacology from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and a B.A. in Chemistry from Bard College.