Irene Eckstrand, Ph.D.,serves as the scientific officer for the
Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) program and the Modeling the Scientific Workforce program. Prior to joining NIGMS, Eckstrand was a lecturer and research associate at the University of Texas at Austin. She earned a B.A. in biology from Earlham College and a Ph.D. in biology from Wright State University. Eckstrand conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2014, she was named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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