Dr. Zallen is a Member and Professor at Sloan Kettering Institute and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. She received her A.B. in Biology from Harvard University and her Ph.D. with Dr. Cori Bargmann at the University of California, San Francisco. She did her postdoctoral research with Dr. Eric Wieschaus at Princeton University and joined the faculty at Sloan Kettering Institute in 2005. Dr. Zallen has been awarded a Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Fellowship, a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award in the Biomedical Sciences, a March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, and a Searle Scholars Award. She was a W.M. Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research from 2007 to 2012 and an HHMI Early Career Scientist from 2009 to 2015.
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Talks with this Speaker
Zallen shows that Toll receptor expression directs cell movement during axis elongation in Drosophila embryos. (Talk recorded in August 2016)
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