Molly Matty, a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Associate Professor Shrek Chalasani, shares what worms can teach us about human behavior, why science outreach is so important and why she enjoys puns.
As the director of the Next Generation Sequencing Core, Staff Scientist Nasun Hah collaborates with everyone from plant biologists to neuroscientists to provide support and information about sequencing genes and entire genomes.
Staff Scientist Krishna Vadodaria’s research on human neurons is helping to uncover the biological basis for psychiatric disorders and why some depressed patients do not respond to SSRIs.
Corina Antal is not your typical researcher. From wrangling bull sharks to climbing mountains to seeking a cure for pancreatic cancer, Antal follows her passion.
Postdoctoral Fellow Graziana Gatto comes to Salk from Italy, bringing her passion for scientific outreach and keen insights into how various sensations-like pain, itching or touch-are processed by the brain.
Lillian Eichner began studying cancer while pursuing her PhD at McGill University in Montreal. She was drawn to the Salk Institute for her postdoctoral studies because Reuben Shaw, director of the Salk Cancer Center and a professor in Salk’s Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory has taken a new approach to cancer by studying the metabolic pathways of deadly tumors.