Vimala Kaza Selected As The New PGSC Colony Manager.
Vimala Kaza MSc was selected as the new PGSC colony manager to replace Janet, upon her retirement in March 2017. Vimala has more than 10 years of experience as Animal/ Research Lab Manager. She has two Masters degrees one in Molecular Biology and the other in Human Genetics. Since then she has maintained mouse breeding colonies and performed experiments on numerous research projects involving molecular biology, biochemistry and animal physiology methodologies. She also supervised several undergraduate students and assisted in writing and amending IACUC protocols. In her new role as colony manager for the Peromyscus Genetic Stock Center she will oversee day-to-day operation of the Stock Center, she maintain inventory, enter breeding records and data into computer databases. Vimala will also handle requests and invoice for user fees, she will supervise student assistants, coordinate with the animal care staff, and handle numerous other functions related to the Stock Center