Rashmi V. Nemade
Rashmi joined our laboratory in 2001 after earning a B.A. in Biology and Women's Studies from Boston University and a Ph.D. from the Molecular and Developmental Biology Program
at Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
. At the Laboratory of Genetics and Physiology, Rashmi worked on two catenin family members, alpha- and beta-catenin, investigating the role of these molecules in normal mammary gland development using a conditional knockout mouse approach. While at the NIH, Rashmi also pursued her interest in scientific writing and wrote articles for The NIH Catalyst
. In December of 2002, Rashmi became a full-time writer by entering the field of technical writing with Technical Resources International, Inc. in Bethesda Maryland, as a Regulatory Compliance Specialist. In 2004, she began her own biomedical writing company, BioMedText
, Inc. and writes a variety of pieces for a range of audiences. Some of her current activities include being a grant writer for various academic and business clients, a contributing writer for the Brown Reference Group, Mental HelpNet, Association of Women in Science, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, being a U.S. Editor for Human Molecular Genetics, as well as a consultant for strategic communications companies working with global pharmaceutical leaders. More information and links to her publications can be viewed on her website and Rashmi can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publications while in LGP
1. Nemade, R., Bierie, B., Nozawa, M., Bry, C., Smith, G.H., Fuchs, E. and Hennighausen, L. (2004) Biogenesis and function of mouse mammary epithelium depends on the presence of functional alpha-catenin. Mechanisms of Development, 121, 91-99.