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

Contact Info

Center for Molecular Medicine, Room 2212
Lab office:
Center for Molecular Medicine, Room 2212
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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Courses Regularly Taught:

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 

Selected Publications:

Articles Featuring Nadja Zeltner

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 1:07pm

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 of our faculty as a few of those…