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Daria Estrada Smith, Ph.D.

Carolina Center for Genome Sciences
Department of Nutrition


Ph.D. Human Genetics, University of California Los Angeles


Daniel Pomp, Ph.D.


Dr. Estrada Smith is currently a visiting researcher at University of California Los Angeles.


  • Fall 2009
    • Cellular Biology, Fayetteville State University
    • Human Genetics, Fayetteville State University
  • Spring 2009
    • Genetics, North Carolina Central University


  • Yang X, Deignan JL, Qi H, Zhu J, Qian S, Zhong J, Torosyan G, Majid S, Falkard B, Kleinhanz RR, Karlsson J, Castellani LW, Mumick S, Wang K, Xie T, Coon M, Zhang C, Estrada-Smith D, Farber CR, Wang SS, van Nas A, Ghazalpour A, Zhang B, Macneil DJ, Lamb JR, Dipple KM, Reitman ML, Mehrabian M, Lum PY, Schadt EE, Lusis AJ, Drake TA. Validation of candidate causal genes for obesity that affect shared metabolic pathways and networks. Nat Genet. 2009 Apr;41(4):415-23. PMCID: PMC2837947.
  • Nehrenberg DL, Hua K, Estrada-Smith D, Theodore Garland Jr and Pomp D. (2009) Voluntary Exercise and Its Effects on Body Composition Depend on Genetic Selection History. Obesity doi:10.1038/oby.2009.51
  • Pomp, D. Neherenberg, D. Estrada-Smith, D. (2008) Complex genetics of obesity in mouse models. Annual Review of Nutrition, 28; 331-345.