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Kimberlyn Maravet Baig-Ward

Kimberlyn Maravet Baig-Ward Education:

Texas A&M University, B.S. in Molecular and Cell Biology (2007), B.S. in Biomedical Science (2007)
Hometown: Bryan/College Station, TX
PhD Advisors: James Segars, MD, PhD (NICHD, National Institutes of Health); Jerome Strauss, III, MD, PhD


Research Interests:

Maravet is interested in cross-disciplinary research and translational medicine. Her research interests are in the fields of reproductive endocrinology, gynecological oncology and cardiology. Her current research is at the interface of cardiology and OB/GYN. She is currently researching AKAP13 (Brx) and its role in cardiomyocyte development. AKAP13 was originally named Brx due to its expression in breast cancer.

Personal Bio:

Maravet is from Bryan/College Station, Texas, the town in which Texas A&M University is located. Even though she is an Aggie through and through, she has enjoyed life on the east coast. Her husband, Tom, is an economist, and has offices in Washington, D.C. and McLean, Va. They live in Md. with their dog, Sadie, and cat, Beauregard Maximilian Ashley Baig-Ward, II, “Max” or “Maxwell” for short.


Baig KM and Segars JH. “Counseling for the patient with uterine fibroids: can fibroids be prevented?” Chapter in: Gynecology in Practice: Fibroids, In Preparation.

Ewens KG, Stewart DR , Ankener W, Urbanek M, McAllister J, Chen C, Baig KM, Legro RS, Dunaif A, Strauss III JF, Spielman RS. Family-Based Analysis of Candidate Genes for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 95:2306-15, 2010.

Baig KM, Robert Judson, Henry Levin. “In Vitro Integration Pattern of Tf1 and HIV-1 Integrases with Pre-assembled Nucleosome Arrays.” Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Development. The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, poster presentation at the NIH Intramural Research Spring Symposium, 2008.