Staff

Falicia Elenberg1Ms. Falicia Elenberg joins the Potomac Institute as an S&T Research Assistant. Falicia received her B.S. in Genetics and Genomics, as well as certificates in Education and African Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has served as a medical ethics intern for the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, in which she conducted research projects on emerging challenges in the field. During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Elenberg conducted research in the University of Wisconsin Laboratory of Genetics where she examined the effects of drugs on tumor sizes within mice, as well as the impact of genotypes on relative mitochondrial copy number. In addition, she conducted research with the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, where she led a project investigating the efficacy of heat stress treatments for mitochondrial protection. Before joining the Potomac Institute, Ms. Elenberg assisted in performing clinical trials with the Meuhedet Pediatric Neurology and Child Development Clinic in Haifa, Israel, aimed at testing alternative treatment options for neurodevelopmental disorders. During her time with the Institute, Ms. Elenberg will focus on consumer genetic data privacy policy recommendations.