Received a BS degree from the University of Geneva in 1989, Switzerland and a PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (1996). Postdoctoral work in the area of developmental neurobiology in the laboratories of Dr Ariel Ruiz i Altaba at NYU, Skirball Institute of Biomedical Sciences, NY, NY (1996-1999) and Dr Marnie Halpern at the Carnegie Institution for Science, Dept of Embryology, Baltimore (MD) (2000-2003).
Regulation of brain development and metabolism.
Developmental biology, cell biology, metabolism, genetics.
|Fall 2014||BIOL 442 – Developmental Biology|
Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research
Novel inducers of hypometabolism for preservation of transplant tissue Grant (Funded) Sponsored by Department of Defense (Sep 30, 2016 – Sep 29, 2018)
Signaling mechanisms that mediate anoxia-induced cellular arrest Grant (Not Funded) Sponsored by NIH/NICHD
Use of immunolabeling to analyze stable, dynamic, and nascent microtubules in the zebrafish embryo No Journal of Visualized Experimentation
Allied Genetics Conference Oral Presentation Role of RGMa/Neo signaling in Brain Development GSA Orlando, FL (Jul 16, 2016)
Mid-Atlantic Zebrafish Meeting Oral Presentation Role of RGMa/Neo signaling in Brain Development U Penn (Apr 29, 2016)
SACNAS Oral Presentation The brawn behind brain cells: microtubules and their regulators Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science Washington DC (Oct 29, 2015)