April 11, 2019

CCMB Affiliated Faculty - Patricia Wittkopp — has been named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Patricia Wittkopp is among 168 scholars, artists and writers appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.

"Wittkopp, in collaboration with members of her laboratory, studies the genetic basis of trait differences within and between species, with an emphasis on the regulation of gene expression. Both fruit flies and baker's yeast are used as model systems in this work, integrating methods from molecular and developmental biology, population and quantitative genetics, and genomics and bioinformatics.

Wittkopp earned her undergraduate degree from U-M, her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, and conducted postdoctoral research at Cornell University."

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