Daniela Zarnescu

Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Professor, Applied BioSciences - GIDP

Professor, BIO5 Institute

Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Professor, Genetics - GIDP

Professor, Neurology

Professor, Neuroscience

Professor, Neuroscience - GIDP

Degrees PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The Pennsylvania State University, State College PA (1995-2000) “Epithelial polarity and morphogenesis in Drosophila”   BS, Physics, Bucharest University, Romania (1989)   Work experience Postdoctoral fellow, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA (2000-2005) “Modeling Fragile X syndrome in Drosophila”   Awards Pella Fay Braucher Scholarship (Penn State) (1995) Fred Wedler Award for outstanding doctoral dissertation, Penn State (2000) Fragile-X Syndrome Research Foundation (FRAXA) Postdoctoral fellowship (2002) Ruth Kirschstein NRSA Individual Fellowship (NIH) (2003-2005) Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association (2009-2012) Outstanding Mentor Award (UBRP, U of A) (2017)

Offering Research Opportunities?


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Majors Considered

MCB, Biochemistry, CS, Engineering, Physiology, EEB

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Start Date

January 2006

End Date

May 2022

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