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Annie Cao

Undergraduate Assistant

Johns Hopkins University


Education and Training:

  • Undergraduate

    • Johns Hopkins University

      • Molecular and Cellular Biology and Public Health

Previous Positions:

  • Rugters University

  • University of Florida

Research Interests:

Spinal muscular atrophy, genetic engineering, hemoglobinopathy, iPS, pathology, precision medicine

Current Project:

Studying the effect of antisense oligonucleotides on myelin sheaths of autopsy cases


  • "Cross-species transcriptomic and epigenomic analysis reveals key regulators of injury response and neuronal regeneration in vertebrate retinas", accepted in Science in Sept 2020 

  • "The Compendium of U.S. Jails: Creating and Conducting Research with the First Comprehensive Contact Database of U.S. Jails", submitted and under-review


Art, reading, creative writing, hiking


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