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Dr. Dmitry Velmeshev is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, San Francisco. Velmeshev received his PhD from the University of Miami, where he studied molecular mechanisms of autism spectrum disorder. He then joined the laboratory of Dr. Arnold Kriegstein at UCSF. His research focuses on applying single-cell genomics and bioinformatics techniques to understand how specific cell types change during human brain development and in disease, especially neurodevelopmental disorders.

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