Mark Dombrovskiy

John A. Blackburn Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2019
Hometown: Rostov-na-Donu, Russian Federation
B.S. Moscow State University (2012)

Mark is a third-year Ph.D. candidate in Biology. His research is focused on molecular neurobiology of learning, memory and social behavior. During 2015-2016, Mark successfully passed his qualifying exam and has participated in several conferences and courses in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Janelia Research Campus. In fall 2015, Mark was appointed to be the Junior Fellow representing the Department of Biology at the Society of Fellows.

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