Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Named McNair Scholar January 2012
Dr. Borowiak, an expert in stem cell and regenerative medicine, joined Baylor College of Medicine in January of 2012. She earned a master's of science degree from the Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznan, Poland, followed by a Ph.D. from Free University and Max Delbrück Centrum for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, Germany. There she studied tyrosine kinase receptor signaling during liver regeneration and homeostatic. Prior to joining Baylor, Dr. Borowiak trained under Dr. Douglas Melton, renowned leader in stem cell biology, at Harvard University where she employed small molecules and cell-cell interaction to generate pancreatic progenitors. She continues to work on human pancreatic development and pluripotent stem cell technology application towards cellular therapy for type 1 diabetes at Baylor. View profile.
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