Post Doctoral

Julia Leix, MD

Julia Leix, MD

Julia received her M.D. degree at Ross University School of Medicine in 2019. Prior to her medical training, she investigated the expression of CRKNOX genes, which encode a family of homeodomain proteins that regulate gene transcription. She completed her Pediatric Residency at Lehigh Valley Reily Children’s Hospital, in Allentown, PA in 2022. She served as Pediatric Chief Resident from 2021-2022. […]

Dr. Gruss

Michael Gruss, PhD

Michael received his Ph.D. degree in Cellular and Microbial biology from the Catholic University of America under the advisement of Dr. Ann Corsi in 2023. The Corsi lab uses Caenorhabditis elegans as a model system to study HLH-8, which is a basic helix-loop-helix (bHLH) transcription factor that functions in tissue-specific development. HLH-8 is the homolog […]