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NPA Appoints International Officers

Monday, July 9, 2018  
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July 9, 2018


The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) Board of Directors has appointed Sudha Krishnamurthy, B.D.S., Ph.D., and Juliana Vasco-Correa, Ph.D., as International Officers. International Officers are tasked with addressing the issues and special needs of the international postdoc community.


Sudha Krishnamurthy, B.D.S., Ph.D., is the director of the Office of Postdoctoral and Graduate Student Affairs at the Gladstone Institutes. In this role, she advises on career and professional development, career path education, training, and programs and is involved with the academic affairs of postdoctoral scholars and graduate students. She is a clinician scientist with a dental degree from India, a doctorate in oral health sciences from the University of Michigan, and postdoctoral training from UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. As one of NPA’s International Officers, she hopes to help improve the integration of the international postdoctoral population into the scientific community.


Juliana Vasco-Correa, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral researcher and Schlumberger fellow in the Biobased Systems Analysis Lab at The Ohio State University. She is originally from Colombia, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in biological engineering and a master’s degree in food science and technology. Vasco-Correa obtained her doctoral degree in food, agricultural and biological engineering at The Ohio State University with a Fulbright fellowship in 2017, working with lignocellulosic biomass for the production of fuels and chemicals. She has held several leadership positions in her department, campus, and professional societies.

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