Niranjan Srinivas, a postdoc in Assistant Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development Hernan Garcia's Lab, has received a prestigious fellowship from the Damon-Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Srinivas is "combining new live imaging technologies, synthetic biology, and mathematical modeling to quantitatively analyze gene expression patterns in space and time during development. Predictive understanding of such patterns and how they go awry during mutations could help us uncover the molecular mechanisms underlying diseases such as cancer. Combining such knowledge with the ability to synthetically alter gene expression patterns could also lead to novel therapeutic approaches."

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