Michael  Zeitz

Michael Zeitz, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

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

Awards and Honors

Training grant, NRSA, National Institutes of Health, 2009
College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Fellowship, University at Buffalo, 2008
Mark Diamond Research Grant, University at Buffalo, 2005

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