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Dr. Marco Podobnik is a developmental and evolutionary biologist, currently working as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the laboratory of Peter Currie at the Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute of Monash University in Clayton, Australia. He is studying signalling pathways that govern morphogenesis, growth and regeneration of tissues such as skeletal muscle in zebrafish, a major model organism in biomedical research.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Education/Academic qualification

Biology, Dr. rer. nat., On the Genetic Basis of Pigment Pattern Diversification in Danio Fish, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (University of Tubingen)

18 Oct 201828 Feb 2023

Award Date: 14 Apr 2023

Research area keywords

  • Developmental genetics
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Regenerative medicine

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