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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

Priscila is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Molecular Genetics at The Ohio State University. She received her bachelors degree in Industrial Biotechnology from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.

Priscila was born and raised in Patillas, Puerto Rico. In 2016, Priscila and her husband, Luis E. Pérez Cortés, moved to the continental United States to pursue their PhDs.

At Ohio State, Priscila works in the Herman Lab researching how cytoplasmic membraneless organelles, called P-bodies, function in the cell using the baker’s yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model organism.

Extracurriculum

Learn about Priscila’s extra-curricular activities, her experience in them, and how you could be a part of them too.

Conferences

Priscila gives her perspective on the conferences she attends as a graduate student. Comment on your experience too!

Blog

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


About

Priscila is a Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular Genetics at The Ohio State University. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico.

Get in Touch

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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)