Francisco Pelegri, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Genetics
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BS 1987 UC-Berkeley, Berkeley, UC
PhD 1994 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Postdoc 1999 Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tuebingen, Germany

Research Focus

The goal of our research program is to understand at the cellular and molecular level processes involved in early vertebrate development, specifically but not exclusively the functional diversification of cell types.

Program Activities

  • Joined ERP Program: 2010

Research Funding

  • PI NIH 5 R01GM065303 03/01/02 – 06/30/12 Cytokinesis and RNA Segregation in Zebrafish Development


Current Trainees Degree Goal
No current ERP students
Past Trainees Degree Completed