Mary McKitrick is examining the the molecular and cellular basis of embryonic induction and patterning within the hypothalamic-pituitary (HP) axis, events that establish central regulation of pituitary endocrine function
Mary earned an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.S. from the University of Arizona, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She was a Chapman Fellow in the Department of Ornithology at the American Museum of Natural History, an Assistant Professor and Curator of Birds at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, and a Program Director at the National Science Foundation.