U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Elissa Lei
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: 301-435-8989
Email: leielissa@mail.nih.gov
 

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  • Senior Investigator, Nuclear Organization and Gene Expression Section, Laboratory of Cellular and Developmental BiologyNIDDK, NIH2014-Present
  • Investigator, Laboratory of Cellullar and Developmental BiologyNIDDK, NIH2006-2014
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Victor G. Corces, Johns Hopkins UniversityNIDDK, NIH2003-2006
  • Ph.D., Laboratory of Pamela A. SilverHarvard Medical School1997-2002
 

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Specialties
  • Cell Biology/Cell Signaling
  • Chromosome Biology/Epigenetics
  • Computational Biology/Bioinformatics/Biostatistics/Mathematics
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Molecular Biology/Biochemistry

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The Lei Team vs. Oliver Lab January 2015 (left to right) Dahong Chen, Elissa Lei, Juan Manuel Caravaca, Madoka Chinen, Ezequiel Nazer, Ryan Dale [LCDB Bioinformatician]The LCDB team at the bowling alley.Enlarge
Photo showing polytene chromosomes of Drosophila salivary glandsHighly replicated polytene chromosomes of the Drosophila salivary glands stained with DAPI (blue) and antibodies directed against gypsy insulator proteins Su(Hw) (green) and Mod(mdg4)2.2 (red).Photo showing polytene chromosomes of Drosophila salivary glandsEnlarge
Photo showing epifluorescent whole-mount staining of third instar larval imaginal discEpifluorescent whole-mount staining of third instar larval imaginal disc to visualize insulator bodies using anti-CP190 antibodies (green) and DAPI (blue).Photo showing epifluorescent whole-mount staining of third instar larval imaginal discEnlarge
Lab photo July 2014(Back row, left to right) Ryan Dale [LCDB Bioinformatician], Ezequiel Nazer, Karole D'Orazio, Brendan Miller (Front) Madoka Chinen, Elissa Lei, Juan Manuel CaravacaLab photo July 2014Enlarge