Salma received both her B.S. (2011) and M.S. (2012) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh. She is currently using patient-derived xenografts to explore how mitochondrial heterogeneity contributes to pancreatic tumor growth.
Ali received his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Virginia in 2017 and received the Insight data science fellowship in May 2017. He joined our lab in March 2018 as a data scientist to explore the relationship between mitochondrial dynamics and cellular physiology in pancreatic cancer.