Postdoctoral researcher with a specialty in molecular biology and genetics and a commitment to helping advance medical science and biotechnology
Background: PhD in Biomedical Science with Advanced Concentration in Genetics and combined 8+ years of laboratory research, providing me with the knowledge and experience necessary to help tackle biomedical challenges
Expertise: gene editing; molecular mechanisms of human disease; cell and mouse models of genetic disease; RNA processing regulation; gene structure, expression, and sequencing
Key Skills: proficiency in a range of cellular and molecular biology techniques, including RNA/DNA isolation, RT-PCR, qPCR, SDS-PAGE, western blotting, immunopurification, immunofluorescence, bacterial culture and cloning, mammalian cell culture, siRNA/shRNA-mediated knockdown, transfection, and protein expression. Experienced in global gene expression analysis including next-generation sequencing, microarray analysis, and high-throughput data analysis.
Goals: contributing to a better understanding of disease pathogenesis, developing targeted therapeutics, and improving biotechnology and genomic medicine.
Bachelor of Science, Florida International University (2008)
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Florida (2014)
Rosa Bacchetta, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor