Priscila M. Rodríguez García

Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular Genetics at The Ohio State University

Image taken by Priscila M. Rodríguez García on October 2019 in the Herman Lab at The Ohio State University

Meet Priscila

A.J Zanyk Photography 2015

Priscila is a Graduate Research Assistant in the Herman Lab at The Ohio State University. She investigates how cytoplasmic membraneless organelles, called P-bodies, function in the cell using the baker’s yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model organism.

Priscila received her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Biotechnology from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. There, she met her now husband, Luis E. Pérez Cortés, with whom she moved to the continental United States to pursue their PhDs.


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Posts range from Priscila’s experience as a first-generation minority graduate student to information about her research.

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Non-academic publications

Augmented Humans | The CRISPR Revolution (link)

Using the ‘fear of missing out’ to my advantage in science (link)