Channel

Sanford–Burnham Prebys Medical Institute

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R&D Budget

$154 Million

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Number of Labs

300

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Number of Scientists

600


PROFILE

Melissa Burmeister

Sanford–Burnham Prebys Medical Institute

Julio Ayala Lab

Trying to prevent and treat Type II Diabetes

Primary Research

Cellular Biology

Challenges

Diabetes
Obesity

“I feel very fortunate to have the opportunity to spearhead projects as my own.”
– Melissa Burmeister

Are you curious enough?

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curious about How the body controls blood sugar level
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ABOUT Melissa Burmeister

  • Were my parents scientists?
  • Neither
  • Am I worrier?
  • No
  • Am I imaginative?
  • Yes
  • Am I competitive?
  • Yes
  • Am I spontaneous or a planner?
  • Planner