Assistant Professor Elizabeth Villa - University of California San Diego

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Villa - University of California San Diego

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Wed, 28/04/2021 - 9:30am
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Wed, 28/04/2021 - 10:30am

WEHI Joint NMAT / Parkinson’s Diseases Seminar Series hosted by Associate Professor Isabelle Lucet, Division Head, ACRF Chemical Biology division – New Medicines & Advanced Technologies Theme

 

Assistant Professor Elizabeth Villa

Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego


 

The in situ structure of Parkinson’s disease-linked LRRK2

 

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Elizabeth Villa, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biological Sciences at the University of California San Diego. She completed her PhD in Biophysics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as a Fulbright Fellow. She was a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich. She joined the Chemistry and Biochemistry Department faculty at UC San Diego in July 2014. In 2016, she was granted an NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which allows her to pursue high-risk high-reward research developing tags for cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET), and developing new technological and computational techniques to advance structural cell biology. She joined the Division of Biological Sciences faculty at UC San Diego in March 2017. In 2017, she was named a Pew Scholar.