Biographical Sketch: Edgardo Falcón-Morales, Ph.D.

Edgardo Falcón-Morales, Ph.D., is a neuroscientist and program director in the Postdoctoral Training Branch of the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity. He manages grants in the Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT), and the NIH Diversity Program Consortium's Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD), and National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) portfolios. He also oversees research grants in the area of intracellular mediators of signal transduction in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry. Before joining NIGMS, Falcón-Morales was a health program specialist in the Office of Programs to Enhance Neuroscience Workforce Diversity at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Prior to that, Falcón-Morales conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned a B.S. in biology at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, and Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

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