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Sissy Wamaitha

Education:

B.S., Molecular Biology with Industrial Experience, University of Manchester; Ph.D., Developmental Biology and Stem Cells, The Francis Crick Institute

Dissertation:

Extracellular Signalling and Stem Cell Self-Renewal

Thesis Advisor:

Kathy Niakan, Professor of Human Embryo and Stem Cell Laboratory, The Francis Crick Institute

Research Topic:

Building a nonhuman primate model for overcoming primary ovarian insufficiency with regeneration from pluripotent stem cells

Mentor:

Amander Clark, Professor of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, Los Angeles

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