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Kim Arena

Newman Family Jefferson Fellow
Class: 2020
Hometown: Cold Spring Harbor, New York
Degrees:
B.S. Duke University (2016)
School:
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Department:
Biology

Kim Arena is a graduate student in Sarah Kucenas’ lab in the Department of Biology at the University of Virginia. Her project focuses on elucidating the mechanisms underlying motor nerve regeneration following injury in zebrafish. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University in 2016 with a B.S. in biology and a minor in psychology.

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