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Professor Veronica Ciocanel

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Dr. Veronica Ciocanel received her B.S. in Mathematics from Duke University and her M.S. and PhD in Applied Mathematics from Brown University. Dr. Ciocanel has completed her postdoctoral training at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute at The Ohio State University, where she held a President’s Postdoctoral Scholar Fellowship. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Mathematics, with a joint appointment in Biology, at Duke University. In the past two years, she has served as the Chair of the Cell and Developmental Biology subgroup of the Society of Mathematical Biology. She studies questions in cell biology using dynamical systems, stochastic processes, and data analysis methods, and is also interested in improving transparency of federal sentence disparities data.