Name: Susan Mango
Position: Assistant professor of oncological sciences, Huntsman Cancer Institute Center for Children, University of Utah
Background: Postdoc, University of Wisconsin, Madison — 1990-1995; PhD, molecular biology, Princeton University — 1990; BS, biochemistry, Harvard University — 1983
At the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Susan Mango uses C. elegans to research the formation of organs, primarily the pharynx, by embryos. RNA interference is helping her do so.