News from 2018

Postdoc Profile: Abhinav Grama

Born in Hyderabad, India, Abhinav Grama’s first encounters with science were through books. “I would devour all kinds of books,” he recalls. Medical thrillers by physician-turned-novelist Robin Cook…

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Postdoc Profile: Fatma Zehra Yildiz [D’Souza Lab]

Anyone lucky enough to be invited over for lunch with postdoctoral fellow Fatma Zehra Yildiz of Victoria D’Souza’s lab should accept immediately. Whoever does will be treated to…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: ANDI PAULI [SCHIER LAB]

If you ask Andrea Pauli, she’ll tell you she got lucky—that her scientific career has been a domino effect of coincidence and good fortune. An abrupt relocation, a…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: YE-JIN JENNA EUN [GARNER LAB]

“Hey wake up, we’re going somewhere,” Ye-Jin Eun’s parents announced one Sunday afternoon, initiating her transcontinental journey from her hometown of Gwangju, South Korea to the Department of…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: CHRISTINA ZIMANYI [GAUDET LAB]

Christina Zimanyi hails from Big Bear Lake, a resort town in the mountains of Southern California, where as a youth she enjoyed just about anything other than the…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: ANTJE FISCHER [MANGO LAB]

Antje Fischer never outgrew her childhood desire to be a veterinarian. For as long as she can remember she chased insects and watched any animal documentary she could…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: MIGUEL COELHO [MURRAY LAB]

Growing up in Lisbon, Portugal, Miguel Coelho was a curious, contemplative kid, as interested in why things happen as in how they work. It is no surprise, then,…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: DAVID GIRE [MURTHY LAB]

David Gire paved his path-to-the-postdoc with collaboration and interdisciplinary inspiration. At Silver Creek High School in San Jose, CA, Gire’s AP Biology/Biotech teacher, Mark Okuda (soon to become…

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