Baishali Maskeri, Ph.D., is a program director in the
Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (GMCDB). She oversees research grants in the area of regulation of cell death pathways, autophagy and maintenance of cellular homeostasis. She also co-manages grants in the areas of membrane biology, organelle biogenesis and developmental genetics. Additionally she co-manages a training portfolio of U-RISE T34 applications.
Before joining NIGMS, Maskeri was a scientific review officer overseeing the Genomics, Computational Biology, and Technology study section at the Center for Scientific Review, NIH. Prior to that, she was a bioinformatics staff scientist at the sequencing center of the National Human Genome Research Institute. She earned her Ph.D. in molecular biology at the University of South Carolina and conducted postdoctoral studies at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
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