Yelena Bernadskaya

Yelena Bernadskaya is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Biology Department of New York University. Her research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of heart cell migration and polarity during the embryonic development of the Sea Squirt (Ciona intestinalis). Yelena received her Ph.D. in Genetics and Developmental Biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers. Her interests are promotion of science education, critical thinking, and science communication with the general public.