B.S. Physics, Western Washington University, 2008.

B.A. Linguistics, Western Washington University, 2008.

Currently in PhD program at Stony Brook University. (2015-)



“Cooperation of Werner Syndrome helicases WRN and histone deacetylase HDAC1 in protecting stalled replication forks in human cells.” Platform presentation. Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium (SGICS) June 2015.

“HDAC1 histone deacetylase acts in parallel with the Werner syndrome RECQ helicase to protect hydroxyurea-stalled forks in human cells.” Platform presentation. Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium (SGICS) April 2014.

Poster presentation. Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium (SGICS) April 2013.



Pettan-Brewer C, Morton J, Cullen S, Enns L, Kehrli K, Sidorova J, Goh J, Coil R, Ladiges WC. Tumor growth is suppressed in mice expressing a truncated XRCC1 protein. Am J Cancer Res. 2012;2(2):168-77.

Sidorova JM, Kehrli K, Mao F, Monnat R Jr. Distinct functions of human RECQ helicases WRN and BLM in replication fork recovery and progression after hydroxyurea-induced stalling. DNA Repair (Amst) 2013 Feb 1;12(2):128-39.

Kehrli K, Sidorova JM. Mitomycin C reduces abundance of replication forks but not rates of fork progression in primary and transformed human cells. Oncoscience. 2014 1(7):540-555.

Welcsh P, Kehrli K, Lazarchuck P, Ladiges WC, Sidorova JM. Application of the microfluidics-assisted replication track analysis to measure DNA repair in human and mouse cells. Methods. 2016.