Dianarys Hernandez-Aquino

Ph.D. Candidate
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Primary office:
4043 Haworth Hall


Advisor:  Stuart Macdonald
Research Interests:  Xenobiotic resistance in natural and lab populations, Copy Number Variations (CNVs), and genetic mapping
Leadership Roles:  SACNAS KU Graduate Chapter President and Founder, KS DNA Day Co-Coordinator, 2017-2019

Hometown: San Sebastian, Puerto Rico


B.S. in Microbiology - University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo (2014)

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