POOJA JADIYA, PhD
Pooja received her Ph.D. in Life Sciences from CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute in Lucknow, India. Pooja’s doctoral work focused on functional genomics and epigenetic alterations in a C. elegans neurodegenerative disease model. Her current research is focused on discovering novel molecular regulators of mitochondrial calcium signaling and how they may impact chronic diseases such as as neurodegeneration.
F1000 Outstanding Presentation Poster Prize at Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutics: Alternatives to Amyloid at the New York Academy of Sciences
1st place poster award, 4th Annual Temple Translational Science Symposium
1st place poster award, 6th Regional Translational Research in Mitochondrial, Aging, and Disease (TriMAD) Symposium
Committee for Professional Opportunities for Women Travel Award from Biophysical Society
Poster Award (2nd place) at Mid-Atlantic Pharmacology Society (MAPS), Symposium
The Eliot Stellar Award (1st place), Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience