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Annie Vogel Ciernia
Sport Performance Coach


  • BS North Dakota State University: Biotechnology and Psychology dual majors
  • PhD University of California at Irvine: Neurobiology and Behavior
  • Current:
    • Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UC Davis with a focus on epigenetic regulation of gene expression in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders
  • Several awards and fellowships for research, teaching, and mentorship.
  • Board member of the Golden Valley Harriers Running Club in Davis, CA.

Competitive History

  • 10+  marathons (3 Boston qualifiers; PR 3:16), six 50Ks (PR 4:49)
  • Numerous half marathons (PR 1:29) and shorter distances.
  • 2 years of CrossFit experience
  • Currently:
    • Focus on endurance training including her first 50mile run across the Zion Traverse.

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