Biographical Sketch: Michael Sakalian, Ph.D.

Michael Sakalian, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Biophysics, Biomedical Technology, and Computational Biosciences. He manages research grants in the biophysical studies of the viral life-cycle and in biophysical studies of nucleic acids and nucleoprotein complexes.

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