Women in Science Profiles

A series of multicolored circles behind four overlapping circular images. From left to right: NICHD researchers Kyla Roland, Mor Alkaslasi, Dr. Una Grewal, and Dr. Tatiana Rostovtseva.

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.

Visit Dr. Judith Kassis's page

Judith Kassis, Ph.D.

Dr. Kassis leads the Section on Gene Expression and is Head of the Genetics and Epigenetics of Development Affinity Group in NICHD’s Division of Intramural Research.

Visit Dr. Claire Le Pichon's page

Claire Le Pichon, Ph.D.

Dr. Le Pichon leads the Unit on the Development of Neurodegeneration in NICHD’s Division of Intramural Research.

Una Grewal, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Dr. Grewal is the Director of the Division of Population Health Research within NICHD’s Division of Intramural Research.

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 an associate 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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