Women in Science Profiles

A series of multicolored circles behind four overlapping circular images. From left to right: NICHD researchers Dr. Laura Pillay, Dr. Aisha Burton, Dr. Amrita Mandal, and Dr. Perdita Taylor-Zapata.

In 2019, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) launched its Women in Science series to highlight the exceptional contributions of its female researchers.

Alison Cernich, Ph.D.

Dr. Cernich is the Deputy Director of NICHD.

Diana Bianchi, M.D.

Dr. Bianchi is the Director of NICHD.

Mary Dasso, Ph.D.

Dr. Dasso leads NICHD’s Section on Cell Cycle Regulation and serves as the acting scientific director in the Division of Intramural Research (DIR).

Gisela Storz, Ph.D.

Dr. Storz is a senior investigator in NICHD’s Section on Environmental Gene Regulation and an associate scientific director in DIR.

Keiko Ozato, Ph.D.

Dr. Ozato is a senior investigator in the Section on Molecular Genetics of Immunity.

In addition to these full profiles, we also post regularly to our #WomenInScience series on our Instagram feed external link.

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