Dr. Joyner is also Professor of Cell Biology and of Physiology and Neuroscience at New York University School of Medicine, and Skirball Foundation Professor of Genetics and Co-coordinator of the Developmental Genetics Program at the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine. She received her Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto. Her postdoctoral work was done at the University of California, San Francisco, where she began her studies of the mammalian Engrailed genes. Prior to joining the faculty at New York University, Dr. Joyner was a senior scientist in the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada, and Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto.
RESEARCH ABSTRACT SUMMARY:
Alexandra Joyner studies genetic and cellular events that orchestrate development and patterning of the central nervous system in mammals.
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