Kara Hapke
Research Coordinator and Graduate Student



Kara Hapke is a Research Coordinator, Teaching Assistant, and Graduate Student at Arizona State University. Presently, Kara is conducting research under Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan, M.D. as part of the ‘Sulston Project’, with her case study focused on “Evaluating the Effect(s) of Supreme Court Case Decisions Mayo Collaborative Services v Prometheus Laboratories(2012) and Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics(2013) on Hereditary Cancer Genetic Testing Practices & Access”. As Kara’s research interests include cancer genomics, infectious disease, and international health, she holds dual degrees in Biological Sciences, B.S. and Global Health, B.A., and will be graduating with her Master’s degree in “Biosecurity & Threat Management” in Fall 2020. In her free time, she enjoys swimming, kayaking, and hiking.

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