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Daniel T. Grimes, DPhil.

Principal Investigator

Dan studied Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at Oxford University (2004-2008). As an undergraduate, he worked with Dr. Jennifer Murdoch on Sonic hedgehog signaling in the mouse neural tube. He then undertook a PhD at MRC Harwell and the University of Oxford (2008-2012) in the lab of Dr. Dominic Norris where he worked on pathways controlling the left-right patterning of mouse embryos. Next, he moved to Princeton as a postdoc (2013-2018) in the lab of Dr. Rebecca Burdine where his work on heart development, motile cilia and scoliosis in the zebrafish was funded by an American Heart Association postdoctoral fellowship and a K99 Pathway to Independence Award from NIAMS. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Institute of Molecular Biology at the University of Oregon. Outside the lab, Dan enjoys watching and playing soccer, reading, writing and traveling.

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