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## molecular biology

Updated 04/02/21 |
Location:
California | Subjects: Mathematics, Science

Mariel Vazquez is a professor of mathematics and of microbiology and molecular genetics at the University of California, Davis. She is faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Multicultural Perspectives on Science. Vazquez’s research lies at the intersection of mathematics, polymer physics and molecular biology.

Updated 04/15/21 |
Location:
Michigan | Subjects: Mathematics, Medicine

Trachette L. Jackson is professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan. Her research is in mathematical oncology — developing mathematical approaches that address how tumors progress and how to target them with drugs at the molecular level. She and her colleagues have developed several mathematical models of cancer stem cell-driven tumor growth.