Education and Training:
January ’02 to Dec ‘04: Dept. of Genetics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH. In the lab of Ron Conlon.
June ’99 to Dec. ’01: Dept. of Developmental Genetics, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Institute, New York, NY. In lab of Lee Niswander.
Ph.D. Dept. of Molecular Developmental Biology, University of Cincinnati, 1999
Dissertation: “Skin Wound Healing Paradigms in Neurofibromatosis Type I Mutant Mice.” Mentor: Dr. Nancy Ratner
B.S. 1993, Biology , Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
Suma Cum Laude
Professional Positions :
2005- present: Warren E. Rupp Assistant. Prof., Dept. of Biology, Case Western Reserve University.
2006- present: Assistant Prof., Secondary Appointment, Dept. of Genetics, Case Western Reserve University.
2007- present: Assistant Prof., Secondary Appointment, Dept. of Dermatology, Case Western Reserve University.
1. How does a cell know to become a dermal cell of the skin?
2. What are the signaling factors that instructs a cell to become a dermal cell?
3. What is the genetic program for dermal cell identity?
Tandem bicycling, gardening, ceramics, cooking, reading the NY Times/NewYorker.
RADHIKA ATIT, Ph.D.
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