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Darya Mailhiot

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

Darya Mailhiot is a clinical veterinarian and researcher who has worked with a wide variety of species, including nonhuman primates, swine, sheep, mice, rats, zebrafish, and multiple other aquatic species. She has a strong knowledge of nonhuman primate neuroscience models and an extensive background with zebrafish models and procedures. Currently, she provides veterinary care and oversight to the large animal clinic within the Animal Resources Center, as well as for the zebrafish core and additional areas, performing behavioral research with rats, mice, hamsters, and zebra finches.

Her research has been published in Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Laboratory Animal Science Professional, and Nucleic Acids Research.

Mailhiot completed a BS in biology at the University of Illinois Chicago and received her DVM with honors from Michigan State University. She completed the laboratory animal medicine residency at the University of Chicago and was board-certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.

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