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NCRR Names Grieder Associate Director
The National Center for Research Resources has appointed Dr. Franziska Grieder as associate director of comparative medicine. Since 2000, Grieder has managed the Division of Comparative Medicine's Laboratory Animal Sciences Program, where she created the Mutant Mouse Regional Resource Centers Program and supervised grants related to mammalian models, comparative and functional genomics, and training opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary students.
Born in Dayton, Ohio, Grieder grew up in Switzerland and received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Zurich. She earned her Ph.D. in viral pathogenesis at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and conducted postdoctoral research on the VEE virus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has written numerous articles and book chapters for scientific publications, and her research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Virology, Journal of Immunology and Nature Genetics.
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