Elena  Semina, PhD

Children’s Wisconsin since 1

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Overview

Research interests

Cell and developmental biology, craniofacial disorders, eye diseases, fetal concerns/prematurity diseases, genetic diseases/genomics.

Study interests

Genetics, human ocular and craniofacial development, glaucoma, Peters-plus syndrome, Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome, anophthalmia/micropthalmia, zebrafish.

Areas of Interest

  • Cardiology
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Education and Awards

Education

Awards

  • Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011
  • Best Postdoctoral project, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; 1996

Research and publications

Research

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome, National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute, principal investigator
  • Forward Genetics to Identify Complex Gene Interactions Involved in Glaucoma, National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute, multiple principal investigators
  • Identification of New Mechanisms for Human Congenital Disorders, National Institutes of Health/National Eye Institute, principal investigator
  • Zebrafish model of Peters-plus Syndrome, National Institutes of Health, principal investigator

Publications