Meilin Fernandez Garcia

biochemist and epigeneticist

New Haven, US

epigenetic neuropsychiatry crispr stem cells research genetics neuroscience genomics

Experienced biochemist in epigenetics and chromatin biochemistry working at the intersection of neuropsychiatry, multi-genomic data integration and stem cell biology. Excited about collaborating in mechanistic neuropsychiatry research. Strong research professional with a Ph.D focused in the field of epigenetics, biochemistry and biophysics applied to the understanding of the mechanism of regenerative medicine from University of Pennsylvania. Meilin Fernandez Garcia is a biochemist specializing in Functional Genomics and Genetic Engineering in Neuropsychiatric Research. Currently a postdoctoral Associate at Yale University, she researches the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders using human stem cells derived neurons and multiplexed CRISPR technologies. Outside of the lab she is an amateur Asian-cuisine home cook, world traveler and novice film enthusiast at the intersection of science and film. Her work Fathomless has won the Imagine Science film Symbiosis competition and has been screened at multiple venues including Imagine Science Film Festival, Hot Docs, Harvard History of Science Festival and the Brooklyn Film Festival.