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Mone't Thompson, postbaccalaureate fellow

Mone't Thompson, B.S.

Postbaccalaureate Fellow

Mone't Thompson, B.S., joined CGB in 2018 as a postbaccalaureate fellow in the inaugural Intramural Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (iCURE) program, an NCI program that supports mentored research experiences in the multidisciplinary research environment of the NCI for qualified scientists. Ms. Thompson received her B.S. in biology from Bowie State University, during which time she worked on research involving the key signaling pathway modulations that precede the development of sarcopenia.

Ms. Thompson is an aspiring M.D. student and is interested in cancer biology, treatment, prevention, and health disparities. As a postbaccalaureate fellow under the mentorship of Sharon Savage, M.D., Chief and senior investigator, Ms. Thompson is working on different aspects of dyskeratosis congenita, specifically conducting a variant curation involving the PARN gene. Ms. Thompson is also involved with other efforts in the Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes Study.