Academic Editor

Judith Yanowitz


Dr. Yanowitz received her B.S. in biology with a minor in literature from MIT in 1991, worked for two years in Titia de Lange’s laboratory at Rockefeller University studying telomere biology. Judy received her Ph.D. from Princeton University where she worked onDrosophila melanogaster sex determination and dosage compensation in Paul Schedl’s lab. In 1999, she joined Andy Fire’s lab at the Carnegie Institution where she identified genes requiring for mesodermal tissue patterning in the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans. Judy started her own lab at Carnegie Institution in 2004 to study the effect of chromatin on meiotic crossover formation. She joined MWRI and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in November 2009

Cell Biology Developmental Biology Genetics Molecular Biology

Work details

Assistant Professor

Magee-Womens Research Institute
OB/GYN/ Reproductive Sciences

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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