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Rando Lab’s Marina Krykbaeva awarded NIH F31 Grant

Date Posted: Monday, January 06, 2020

Marina KrykbaevaMarina Krykbaeva, a Graduate Student in Dr. Oliver Rando’s Lab, has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD). Marina's project, "Characterizing effects of sperm – and oocyte -derived epigenetic factors in early embryonic gene expression and offspring metabolic function", aims to characterize inheritance of both maternal and paternal epigenetic factors in mouse preimplantation embryos.

Marina is investigating effects of maternal diet on the embryonic transcriptome and offspring metabolism and paternal effects mediated by sperm-derived RNAs. Her fellowship will be activated on 1/5/20.


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