2019 ADVANCE Scholar Award Symposium
Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
in celebrating the achievements of our ADVANCE Scholar Award Recipients
for their commitment to outstanding research and mentorship
A reception will follow presentations by each scholar
October 24, 2019
11:00a - 2:00p
Courtyard Marriott Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street | Sacramento, CA 95817
Lunch served | Please RSVP
Dr. Martínez-Cerdeño is an Associate Professor at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, the Institute for Pediatric Regenerative Medicine, the Shriners hospital, and the MIND Institute. The goal of her laboratory is to determine the etiology and the pathology of some forms of autism. In addition, she studies the role of stem cells in the development, evolution, and pathogenesis of the mammalian cerebral cortex.
Dr. Jonathan Eisen is a Professor with appointments in the Genome Center, the Departments of Evolution and Ecology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology. His research focuses on the evolution, ecology, and function of microbes and their communities and how microbes interact with each other and with hosts. Most of his work involves using DNA sequencing to characterize microbes and the use and development of computational methods to analyze sequence data.