Weill Cornell Medical College The Rockefeller University Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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TPCB Faculty

Luciano Marraffini, PhD

Rockefeller University


PhD, 2007, University of Chicago

BA, 1998, University of Rosario


NIH Director’s New Innovator Awardee

Research Topics

  • Macromolecular Structure and Function
    • Biotechnology

Therapeutic Areas

  • Microbiology

photoThe Marraffini lab is interested in understanding how bacteria evolve by incorporating DNA sequences from mobile genetic elements or from the environment into their genomes. His research focuses on the mechanisms that control the traffic of DNA molecules between bacteria.

Read more about Prof. Marraffini’s research on the Rockefeller website

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