Janine H. Santos
Where were you born?
Porto Alegre, Brazil
What school did you attend?
Ph.D.- Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil); NIEHS – post-doctoral training
What gained you interest in the NIH?
The opportunities that came with working in an institution where your brain, not the budget, is the limit. Additionally, the interaction with prominent scientists in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
What kind of work do you do at the NIH?
I am a Staff Scientist. I work in mitochondrial metabolism and the outcomes of mitochondrial dysfunction, including those induced by environmental exposures, to cell/organismal biology and health outcomes.