Katherine Maniates, Ph.D.
Department of Genetics
Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Piscataway, NJ
B.A. in Biology and B.S. in Public Health- St. Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
Ph.D. in Biology- Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
INSPIRE Fellow, Waksman Institute of Microbiology- Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Research Mentor: Andrew Singson
Research Topic: Identification of genes and molecular mechanisms for fertilization in C. elegans.
I am working to identify additional genes involved in both the egg and sperm in C. elegans which are required for fertilization, egg, or sperm activation.
Teaching Interests: Genetics, Development, General Biology
Katherine A Maniates, Benjamin S Olson, Allison L Abbott, Sperm fate is promoted by the mir-44 microRNA family in the Caenorhabditis elegans hermaphrodite germline, Genetics, Volume 217, Issue 1, January 2021, iyaa006, https://doi.org/10.1093/genetics/iyaa006