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About Martha

About Martha

Martha Kimos is a Staff Scientist I with the Lieber Institute Drug Discovery Division. Her work at the Institute focuses on the development of in-vitro assays for the screening of small molecule drugs. She received her Masters in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Her thesis work focused on DNA mismatch repair proteins in Radiation Oncology. Martha has also done research on the cornea, specifically Fuchs Dystrophy with the Jun lab of the Wilmer Eye Institute. Aside from academia, Martha has also forayed into the world industry. She has worked at Becton Dickinson in the BD Gene division focusing on the development of immunostaining kits for protein and RNA. More recently before joining the Institute, Martha was a Team Leader at ANP Technologies, a biotechnology company that develops immuno- and enzymatic assays for commercial as well as military use.