Biographical Sketch: Michelle R. Bond, Ph.D.

Michelle R. Bond, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry​, where she administers research grants covering glycoscience, carbohydrate chemistry, synthetic biology, and natural products. In addition, she manages ​institutional predoctoral training grants at the Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI)​ and holds monthly Face-to-Face meetings​ with early-stage investigators. Along with Dr. Sailaja Koduri, Dr. Bond serves as a program contact for the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators.

Prior to joining NIGMS, Bond was an intramural NIH staff scientist at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK). Her postdoctoral work was conducted in the NIDDK Laboratory of Cell and Molecular Biology and was preceded by a B.S. in organic chemistry from Gettysburg College and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Stanford University.

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