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Sarah Frail

Postbac Fellow

Home city: Socorro, New Mexico

Undergraduate institution: University of Maryland, College Park

NICHD mentor: Dr. Pedro Rocha

Area of research: I am using a new low input genome-wide sequencing method to study the genetic and epigenetic factors involved in determining the outcome of the second embryonic cell fate decision during early development both in vitro and in vivo.