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Rebecca Pollak

Dr. Pollak’s work is focused on understanding genetic disorders associated with autism, schizophrenia, and other developmental and psychiatric disorders. She completed her undergraduate degrees in molecular biology and psychology at the University of Delaware. She then went on to complete a PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics at Emory University with Drs. Jennifer Mulle and Michael Zwick. After a postdoctoral fellowship with Drs. Joseph Buxbaum and Nan Yang at Mount Sinai, she came to CABM to reunite with Dr. Mulle.

When not in the lab, Dr. Pollak enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog; running; hiking; and reading

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Awards & Distinctions

  • PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics