Yuna Ayala, Ph.D.
August 1, 2014 -- Dr. Yuna Ayala is an Assistant Professor at Saint Louis
University in Missouri. Her research group focuses on understanding protein-RNA
interactions and their role in neurodegenerative diseases. In her free time,
she enjoys dancing, cooking, and drawing. Learn more about Dr. Ayala.
Alex Paradez, Ph.D.
July 1, 2014 -- Dr. Alex Paradez is an Assistant Professor of Biology at the
University of Washington. His lab researches Giardia lamblia, a parasite that affects over 100 million humans
every year with limited treatment options. Learn more about Dr. Paradez.
Pumtiwitt McCarthy, Ph.D.
June 1, 2014 -- The June Research Spotlight features Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy, an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the FDA on the NIH campus in Bethesda, MD. Her research program will focus on better understanding causes of bacterial meningitis. Learn more about Dr. McCarthy.