Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 18 June 2003
Vol. 2003, Issue 24, p. nf12
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2003.24.nf12]

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Renaissance Woman

Geneticist, artist, and bon vivant Nadia Rosenthal moved to Italy to make a go of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's mouse biology program

Ingfei Chen

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/24/nf12

Abstract: In 2001, American developmental biologist Nadia Rosenthal embarked on an adventure: She moved abroad to head the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's mouse research campus in Monterotondo, Italy. The center studies the rodent to understand human diseases and uncover, among other things, strategies for regenerative medicine. As a child, Rosenthal had a passion for art; but after noticing nature's recurring designs in shells, plants, and animals, she decided to study the biology of pattern formation. Her research focuses on the genetics of skeletal muscle and heart development, and on muscle aging and regeneration. In her spare time, she creates artwork with scientific themes.

Citation: I. Chen, Renaissance Woman. Sci. SAGE KE 2003, nf12 (18 June 2003)
http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/sageke;2003/24/nf12

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