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Itzel Sifuentes-Romero

Itzel Sifuentes-Romero

  • Research Scientist III
Itzel is a Research Scientist, broadly interested in how environmental factors influence development from a molecular and phenotypic perspective. She has worked extensively on evo-devo and functional genomic questions related to sex determination and other developmental processes in turtles, other reptiles, and fish. She is currently developing functional genomic tools in turtles.

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317 Bessey Hall
2200 Osborn Dr
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  • B.S., Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
  • M.S., Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste, Mexico
  • PhD., Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo, Mexico