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Please join The NICHD Connection in welcoming the following fellows to the NICHD family:
Marina Venero Galanternik
Hometown: Lima, Peru but just moved from Kansas City, Missouri
PhD institution: The University of Utah
NICHD mentor: Dr. Brant Weinstein
Area of research: I study the molecular factors and signals that regulate Zebrafish vascular development.
Hometown: Cockeysville, MD
College: Clemson University, B.S. degrees in Genetics and Bioengineering
PhD institution: Current Graduate Partnerships Program student with NIH and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Biomedical Engineering
NICHD mentor: Dr. Sergey Leikin
Area of research: Use genome editing tools to look at collagen trafficking and secretion in wild type and osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) models.
Hometown: Hyderabad, India
PhD institution: University of Hyderabad, PhD in Animal Sciences
NICHD mentor: Dr. Maria L. Dufau
Area of research: Endocrine-related breast cancer focusing on role of Prolactin hormone and transcriptional regulation of its receptor in breast cancer progression.
Hometown: Chennai, India
PhD institution: University of Toronto
NICHD mentor: Dr. Christopher McBain
Area of research: I study the molecular rules underlying the circuit integration of distinct hippocampal interneurons, during animal behavior
Download a PDF of this edition here:
- Letter from the Editor: March 2016
- Honoring the Work of Dr. Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
- NICHD Exchange Recap: “Periviable Birth: Causes, Consequences, Counseling, and Management”
- Rigor Now Required in NIH Grant Applications
- Meet Our New Fellows
- Life Outside Lab: Snow Day!
- March Announcements
- March Events