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Ofelia Olivero, Medical Scientist (Cytogeneticist), Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Ofelia Olivero

"At the age of 11, my father gave me a microscope. It was an unbelievable experience. I discovered a world I had never seen before. I knew then, that I would pursue a career in the sciences."

Activities

Conduct research dealing with the understanding of human diseases and the improvement of human health. Engage in clinical investigation or other research, production, technical writing, and related activities.

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Ph.D.

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