Biography

Division:
Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences DBIB
IRG:
Cell Biology CB

Dr. Maqsood Wani is Chief of Cell Biology (CB) Integrated Review Group that reviews research applications broadly focused on the study of fundamental cell biological processes.

Prior to this position he was the Scientific Review Officer for CSR’s Cardiovascular Differentiation and Development study section. Dr. Wani received his Ph.D. at the Ohio State University, and did his postdoctoral work at the University of Cincinnati where he was also a new investigator in Program of Excellence in Molecular Biology of Heart and Lung. Before joining CSR, Dr. Wani was assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and molecular genetics at the University of Cincinnati, where he was actively engaged in research as well as in medical and graduate teaching. His NIH funded research focused on stem cells and cardiac regeneration, cell homeostasis, gene regulation, and role of transcription factors in in development and differentiation. Dr. Wani’s research is published in highly ranked scientific journals such as Cancer Research, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Transgenic Research, Blood, Circulation, Development, and Nature.