CV & Contact

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Here you will find my contact information, including my github and linkedin profiles. Published work and funding are listed here, along with my full CV available for download.

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Dissertation Proposal Seminar


Westfall A.K., R.S. Telemeco, M.B. Grizante, D.S. Waits, A.D. Clark, et al. “A chromosome-level genome assembly for the Eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus), a reptile model for physiological and evolutionary ecology,” GigaScience. 2021;

Clark, A.D., B. Howell, A. Wilson, T.S. Schwartz “Draft Genomes for one Microcystis-Resistant and one Microcystis-Sensitive strain of the Water Flea, Daphnia pulicaria,G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics. 2021;

Napierala, J.S., K. Rajapakshe, A.D. Clark, et al. “Reverse phase protein array reveals correlation of retinoic acid metabolism with cardiomyopathy in Friedreich’s ataxia,” Molecular & Cellular Proteomics. 2021;

Li J., N. Rozwadowska, A. Clark, D. Fil, J. Napierala, M. Napierala. “Excision of the expanded GAA repeats corrects cardiomyopathy phenotypes of iPSC-derived Friedreich’s ataxia cardiomyocytes,” Stem Cell Research. 2019;40:101529. doi: 10.1016/j.scr.2019.101529.

Sparkman A.M., A.D. Clark, L.J. Brummett, et al. “Convergence in reduced body size, head size, and blood glucose in three island reptiles,” Ecology & Evolution, 2018;8:6169–6182.

Li Y., U. Polak, A.D. Clark, et al. “Establishment and Maintenance of Primary Fibroblast Repositories for Rare Diseases—Friedreich’s Ataxia Example,” Biopreservation and Biobanking. 2016;14(4):324-329. doi:10.1089/bio.2015.0117

Funding and Fellowships

IRACDA-MERIT Postdoctoral Fellow Fall 2022

Interested in research and teaching? Is academia your calling? Look for an IRACDA program near you! Check out the list here.

Auburn University (GTA). Fall 2020, Fall 2021 – Intro to Computational Biology (BIO 5800/6800)

NIH Graduate Research Assistant (GRA). Summer 2020, Spring & Summer 2021

National Science Foundation Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate Program Scholar (NSF AGEP) . 2017

NSF AGEP encourages underrepresented groups to pursue STEM careers, and ultimately remain in academia as a part of the professoriate community. This work is in collaboration with AAAS. Find our more about Auburn’s alliance here.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) . 2016

Interested in graduate school? Here is a competitive fellowship with funding for the fellow and their research! See more about the GRFP here.

Auburn University Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Peak of Excellence Graduate Research Fellowship . 2016

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