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Nadja Zeltner

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Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Cellular Biology
Center for Molecular Medicine

Masters in Zoology in Urs Greber's lab at the University of Zurich, Zurich , Switzerland

PhD in Biomedical sciences/Virology/Gene Therapy in Michael Linden's lab at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA

Postdoctoral training in Stem Cell Biology/Neurodevelopment in Lorenz Studer's lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA 

Research Interests:

The Zeltner lab has three main research interests, with the common goal to advance the understanding of human disorders and find novel treatments. We are using human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) to generate cell types specifically affected in disorders of the peripheral nervous system (PNS). These cells are utilized to establish human in vitro disease models to gain molecular mechanistic insight into the diseases.

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Articles Featuring Nadja Zeltner

We are excited to announce a Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. Nadja Zeltner's Lab, Dr. Vicente Kenyi Saito-Diaz, had their image selected for a picture competition by BioTek!

We are excited to announce Dr. Nadja Zeltner's student Hsueh-Fu Wu had their image selected for a picture competition by STEMCELL technologies! Please support his entry (and look at some beautiful pictures) here (…

As part of the UGA Career Outcomes Survey, students were asked to identify UGA faculty and staff who have had a significant, positive impact on their career decision-making process. Graduates in the Class of 2019 have recognized some…

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