SciLifeLab 2017 Finalist

Mijo Simunovic

Mijo Simunovic

Mijo Simunovic sought higher education in the United States and in France, earning his PhD in theoretical chemistry from the University of Chicago, and his PhD in experimental physics from the University of Paris. In his scientific work, he pursues complex biological problems that are fundamentally driven by physics. Currently, he is at The Rockefeller University where, as a Junior Fellow of the Simons Society, he uses stem cells to build experimental models of the human embryo, aimed at elucidating the earliest events in human development.