Anaid Benitez

Born in La Habana, Cuba, Anaid had the opportunity to complete her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Miami where she studied the involvement of Fanconi anemia susceptibility protein FANCA and structure selective endonuclease MUS81 in DNA damage repair. She’s now continuing to study the role of structure selective endonucleases at DNA damage sites as part of her post-doctoral research.