Please join us for Dr. Akanksha Thawani's seminar
Dr. Thawani is a Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellow at UC Berkeley working with Dr. Eva Nogales and Dr. Kathleen Collin. She is interested in understanding how the mobile genome functions and how their activities are regulated. While earning her PhD as an American Heart Association Graduate Fellow at Princeton Univeristy, Dr. Thawani served as an instructor in Princeton’s Prison Teaching Initiative offering no-cost community college degrees to incarcerated students. At Berkeley, she organizes an annual Biology Postdoc Research Showcase providing a platform for postdoctoral fellows to share their research and receive mentorship for diverse career paths.