Michael  Zeitz

Michael Zeitz, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact

Office phone: 540-526-2239

Office location: Smyth Lab

Email address: mjzeitz@vtc.vt.edu

Dr. Michael Zeitz is a research scientist in the laboratory of Dr. James Smyth. His research focuses on the role of cis acting RNA elements in gene regulation and their contribution to protein translation. He is specifically interested in understanding how pathological alteration of these elements influences intercellular communication in cardiac disease.

Education and Training

  • State University of New York at Buffalo: PhD , Cell and Molecular Biology
  • State University of New York at Buffalo: BA , Biological Sciences

Previous Positions

Research Associate II, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, School of Medicine, 2009-13
Project Manager, IntGenome Biotechnology Inc., 2012-2013
Graduate Research Assistant, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2004-2008