Ognenka "Ogie" Avramovska
Ognenka is the Curriculum Fellow for the Program in Genetics and Genomics. She works alongside students and PGG faculty to organize student-facing workshops and programing. Ognenka also helps to facilitates the BBS Core Genetics course, Genetics 201. Ognenka is also passionate about the implementation of inclusive pedagogy in Graduate-level classes.
Prior to starting her role as Curriculum Fellow, Ognenka received her scientific training at Emory University, researching the genetics of antifungal resistance in Candida albicans.
Ph.D. Genetics and Molecular Biology, Emory University, 2021
B.S Microbiology and Genomics and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, 2016
Teaching and Outreach
Instructor Genetics and Biotechnology, Emory Pre-College, 2021
Course Designer/Facilitator Ethical Conduct in Research, Emory University, 2021
Chemistry Dept. Cohort Facilitator, Emory College Online, Emory University, 2020
Advanced Graduate Training Fellowship Recipient, Emory University, 2019
Teaching Assistant BIOL264 Undergraduate Genetics, Emory University, 2018
Society for Advancement of Biology Education Research Conference
CIRTL Workshop: “Evidenced-Based/Inclusive Practices to Online Sync. Classroom”
CIRTL Course: “An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching”
Emory Center for Faculty Development Summer Teaching Intensive
Avramovska, O., & Hickman, M. A. (2019). The Magnitude of Candida albicans
Stress-Induced Genome Instability Results from an Interaction Between Ploidy
and Antifungal Drugs. G3 (Bethesda, Md.), 9(12), 4019–4027.
Avramovska, O., & Hickman, M. A. (2021). Tetraploidy Accelerates Adaptation Under Drug-selection in a Fungal Pathogen. BioRxiv
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