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Marcos Simões-Costa

November 8, 2016

Marcos Simões-Costa
Marcos Simões-Costa

Marcos Simões-Costa, assistant professor, molecular biology and genetics
Academic focus: cell differentiation, control of gene expression, gene regulatory networks
Previous positions: postdoctoral scholar, California Institute of Technology, 2009-16;
Academic background: B.A., biology, Federal University of Santa Catarina, 2004; Ph.D., cell biology, University of Sao Paulo, 2009
Last book read: “Consider the Lobster” by David Foster Wallace
In his own time: swimming, running in circles
Current research project(s): Trying to figure out how a single progenitor cell can give rise to multiple cell types.
What most excites you about Cornell: The people.