Christopher Pineda

Pierre Coulombe, Ph.D.
Joined CMB:
UCSF STEM Career Day ambassador; Center for Cellular Construction representative for Bay Area Science Festival; Marine Biological Laboratory representative for professional development Face-to-face Networking.
Rackham Merit Fellowship; Benard L. Maas Foundation Endowed Medical Fellowship Fund; Genentech Foundation Dissertation, Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE), and Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC), and a SBD Choose Development scholar;
MBL Embryology Course assistant; Assisted with lab demos and mentorship while participating in discussion of STEM related topics for local Carver Scholars from middles schools in the bay area.

Research Interests

Using biochemical and microscopy approaches with cell culture and mouse models, I am fascinated to reveal nuclear Keratin’s role in DNA damage response mechanisms.

Faculty Advisor