Barbara Maier

Recipient of scholarship

Barbara completed my Masters of Biochemistry at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich in 2011. She has recently commenced her PhD studies in the laboratory of Melissa Little based at the University of Queensland, where her research interest is in the development and regeneration of the kidney.

Her research is funded by the Dr. Rosamond Siemon Scholarship and aims to directly reprogram embryonic fibroblasts to nephron progenitors using the reprogrammable mouse as well as to maintain kidney progenitor cells in vitro. 

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