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Mijo Siminovic

Mijo Siminovic, PhD

Columbia University

A native of Europe, Mijo Simunovic sought higher education in the United States andin France, earning a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry from the University of Chicagoand a Ph.D. in experimental physics from the University of Paris. In his scientificwork, he pursues complex biological problems that are fundamentally driven byphysics. Currently, he is at The Rockefeller University where, as a junior fellow ofthe Simons Society, he uses stem cells to build experimental models of the humanembryo, aimed at elucidating the earliest events in human development. Simunovic ispassionate about teaching, having served as a teaching consultant at the Universityof Chicago and instructed undergraduate biophysics courses in Chicago and New York. www.sciencemag.org/content/358/6368/1265.3