Emma Wentworth

DMD/PhD Student

Genetics and Developmental Biology


Emma Wentworth is a 3rd year DMD/PhD dual degree student working on investigating the regulatory landscape of dental development. She completed two years of medical didactic training and is working on her PhD in the Cotney lab before clinical years here at UConn. She has a BS (Molecular Biology) and MS (Biotechnology) from the University of Texas at Dallas where she worked in Ted Price’s neuroscience lab. Her current research interests revolve around early craniofacial development (focusing on dental development). She regularly works with Unix and R and is very excited to be using her Biotechnology background in her dental career. In her spare time, Emma can usually be found at the gym or with her fiance and cats.

Contact Information
Emailwentworth@uchc.edu
Mailing Address400 Farmington Ave
Office LocationR1261
Campus400 Farmington Ave