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Rebecca Jaszczak, BS

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BMS Graduate Student
rebecca.jaszczak [at] ucsf.edu
NIH F31 fellowship

Biology fascinates me because even seemingly simple tasks are beautifully complex "under the hood." Understanding how these processes evolve has motivated me since undergrad. As a graduate student in the Laird Lab, I'm particularly interested in the evolution and selection of the germline, and how biologic processes like migration create selective pressure for high quality cells. I'm leveraging exciting new bioinformatic techniques in tandem with traditional developmental biology experiments to better understand this selection process. A nerd in all areas of life, I'm passionate about cycling, sewing, and writing poetry.