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MICHAEL B FERNANDO

    • Positions
    • GRADUATE ASSISTANT | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • GRADUATE STUDENT | Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • Language
    • English

Michael Fernando is a current PhD student in the Neuroscience multidisciplinary training area at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Michael is a member of the Brennand and Slesinger laboratories, where he focuses on functionally validating rare and common genetic variants that underlie Schizophrenia risk. Michael uses a combination of patient derived human induced pluripotent stem cells, CRISPR mediated genome engineering, and electrophysiology to resolve such variants. 

Michael graduated from St. Thomas University (Miami, FL) in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. 

 

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

Bachelor's of Science, Saint Thomas University

Language

English