Washington People: Lilianna Solnica-Krezel

Biologist unlocks life's earliest stages of development

Lilianna Solnica-Krezel, PhD, professor and head of the Department of Developmental Biology, examines zebrafish with Isabelle Roszko, PhD, postdoctoral research scholar. “She’s one of the top people in the world in using genetics to understand the very earliest stages of development,” says Herbert W. “Skip” Virgin, MD, PhD, the Edward Mallinckrodt Professor and head of the Department of Pathology and Immunology. (Credit: Robert Boston)