NMDC Champions understand and appreciate the value of well-curated data, and are willing to advocate for the importance of FAIR microbiome data.
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Alexis Garretson is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow completing her Master’s degree at George Mason University. Her research focuses on improving the accessibility and integration of historical data sources while ensuring sustainable stewardship of scientific data. This fall, she will begin her Ph.D. in Genetics through Tufts University and The Jackson Laboratory.
Dr. Ying Zhang is an Associate Professor in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Rhode Island. She joined the faculty after a postdoctoral experience at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She has research experiences from multiple disciplines and her current research focus involves the following topics: (1) developing advanced computational tools for integrating large-scale omics data into genome-scale models; (2) investigating the function and evolution of biological molecules and molecular networks.
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