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  • Abigail O. Smith

    Abigail O. Smith

    Abigail O. Smith is a graduate of Barnard College with a BA in Biochemistry. She became interested in biomedical research while studying microRNA in neurodegenerative diseases with her undergraduate advisor, Dr. Mary Sever.

    Upon entering the MD/PhD program at UMass in 2013, she completed rotations with Dr. Phil Zamore, Dr. Melissa Moore, and Dr. Daryl Bosco. She ultimately joined the lab of Gregory Pazour in the spring of 2017, where she studies the role of primary ciliary signaling in polycystic kidney disease.