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Please join The NICHD Connection in welcoming the following fellow to the NICHD family:

Dr. Ghobakhlou drinking out of a green mug

Fardin Ghobakhlou

Postdoctoral fellow

Home City: Montreal, Canada

Degree institution: Ph.D. Molecular Biology Microbiology, University of Laval, Quebec City, Canada

NICHD mentor: Dr. Alan G. Hinnebusch 

Area of research: I study the molecular mechanisms of gene translation and the roles of particular proteins in translation reinitiation and ribosome recycling using yeast as a model for eukaryotic cells.