ALYSSA LOMBARDI, PhD
Alyssa received her B.S. in biology from Lehigh University. She was a research assistant for 3 years at the University of Pennslyvania where she studied stability mechanisms of the beta-globin gene in the lab of Dr. Eric Russell.
Alyssa successfully defended her thesis titled: “Mitochondrial Calcium Exchange Links Metabolism with the Epigenome to Control Cellular Differentiation” in April of 2018 and is continuing to work in the lab during her 3rd and 4th year of medical school.
When she is not studying or in the lab, she likes to spend time at the beach in her hometown of Ocean City, NJ.
APS Cardiovascular Research Recognition Award
AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
CPOW Travel Award from Biophysical Society
Dawn Mark’s Day Poster Award