Virginia Donovan graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology. She entered the Doctoral program in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology in 2009 where her research interests included tracking stem cell migration using quantum dot nanotechnology. In 2014 she recieved her Ph.D. in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology from the University of California Riverside. In 2014 she went on to be a Post Doctoral Fellow at Loma Linda University to investigate vascualar pathology and repair moderate-to-severe brain injury.
Link to Virginia's Ph.D. Dissertation
Currently Virginia works as a Project Manager at Abcam in San Francisco