Cell Biology Independent Study Students

Cell Biology Independent Study Students

 

Spring 2022 Independent Study Students

 

Edwin James Allen

Pulmonary metastasis and HER2. Faculty mentor, Joshua C. Snyder

Alexander Behura

Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy. Faculty mentor, Andrew Landstrom

Daniella Galtes

Myocarditis and β-arrestin. Faculty mentor, Howard Rockman

Meredith Huston

Mouse ataxia model. Faculty mentor, Mai ElMallah

Raj Kumar

Notochord Morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Erica Langan

Lung cell differentiation. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Paxtyn Lawson

Muscle metabolism. Faculty mentor, James P. White

Adam Lin

Notochord Morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Celina Ma

Enterocyte function and physiology. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Sung Ho Park

Macular degeneration. Faculty mentor, Catherine Bowes Rickman

Jack Welsby

Regeneration enhancer elements. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Claire Wang

Sex determination pathways. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Alexander Behura

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy. Faculty mentor, Andrew Landstrom

Meredith Huston

Mouse Ataxia Model. Faculty mentor, Mai ElMallah

Arjun Juneja

Epigenetics & Disease. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Erica Langan

Submucosal gland development. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Adam Lin

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Sung Ho Park

Macular Degeneration. Faculty mentor, Catherine Bowes Rickman

Claire Wang

Sex Determination Pathways. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Jack Welsby

Regeneration Enhancer Elements. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Alexander Behura

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy. Faculty mentor, Andrew Landstrom

Anthony DeMartino

D1R Virtual Screening. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Emma Fischer

Synapse Structure/Function. Faculty mentor, Scott Soderling

Meghana Giri

Notochord Morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Arjun Juneja

Gut Epithethial Cells. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Erica Langan

Submucosal Gland Injury/Repair. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Harry Liang

Epidermis Stratification. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Adam Lin

Notochord Morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Ellen Mines

SIDS Biomarkers. Faculty mentor, Andrew Landstrom

Angela Renne

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy. Faculty mentor, Andrew Landstrom

Amy Zhao

NUP and Inactive X. Faculty mentor, Eda Yildirim

Meghana Giri

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Saagar Jain

FoxJ1 and ependymal cell fate. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Arjun Juneja

Membrane protein trafficking. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Preethi Kannan

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Erica Langan

Submucosal gland development. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Adam Lin

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Samuel Liu

Lung cell differentiation. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Amy Zhao

NUP and inactive X. Faculty mentor, Eda Yildirim

Meghana Giri

ZF notochord segmentation. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Meghana Giri

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Saagar Jain

FoxJ1 and ependymal cell fate. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Arjun Juneja

Membrane protein trafficking. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Harry Liang

Asymmetric spindle orientation. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Adam Lin

Zebrafish gut development. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Julia Wang

Zebrafish scale regeneration. Faculty mentor, Stefano Di Talia

Arjun Juneja

ZO-1 in zebrafish. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Rehan Kan

SVZ neural stem cells. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Adam Lin

Zebrafish gut development. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Samuel Lin

Nupr1 in alveolar regeneration. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Grace Shen

Zebrafish spinal cord regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Julia Wang

Zebrafish scale regeneration. Faculty mentor, Stefano Di Talia

Robin Yeh

Lung cell differentiation. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Elizabeth Delgado

The developing gonad. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Avani Desai

Cellular basis of fibrosis. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Adrian Lopez

Response by lung stem cells to injury. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Harry Liang

Basis of spindle orientation. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Margo Orlen

BRET study of GPCR/b-Arrestin. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Grace Shen

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Julia Wang

Zebrafish scale regeneration. Faculty mentor, Stefano Di Talia

Robin Yeh

Lung cell differentiation. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Elizabeth Delgado

The developing gonad. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Avani Desai

Role of CTGF in fibrosis. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Jong Gwan Lee

Sex determination pathways. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Rebecca Lee

Submucosal gland development. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Margo Orlen

BRET study of GPCR/b-Arrestin. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Grace Shen

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Jade Tso

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Susan Zheng

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Jeffrey Zhong

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Michelle Chen

Stratification of epidermis. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Avani Desai

Submucosa gland development. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Aakash Jain

SVZ neural stem cells. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Kinza Khan

AMD and metabolism. Faculty mentor, Catherine Bowes Rickman

Devon Lewis

Ovary innervation and chemo. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Margo Orlen

BRET study of GPCR/b-Arrestin. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Pranav Warman

SVZ neural stem cells. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Susan Zheng

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Jeffrey Zhong

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Namratha Atluri

Neurotensin receptor 1 neurons. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Michelle Dalson

Notch regulation of cartilege. Faculty mentor, Matthew Hilton

James Hwang

Notorchord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Aakash Jain

Postnatal neurogenesis. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Alan Kong

Hevin and synapse formation. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Devon Lewis

Ovary innervation and chemo. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Justin Savage

Astrocytes in synapse creation. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Pranav Warman

SVZ neural stem cells. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Namratha Atluri

Neurotensin receptor 1 neurons. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

James Hwang

Notorchord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Aakash Jain

SVC-derived neurons - Gene expression. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Alan Kong

Hevin and synapse formation. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Kellie LeVine

Cartilege-hair hypoplasia. Faculty mentor, Erica Davis

Jeremy Martinez

Oxygen biosensors and necrosis. Faculty mentor, Bruce Klitzman

Alexander Merriman

Zebrafish fin regeneration mutants. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Margo Orlen

Dopamine D2 receptor. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Michael Rosamilla

Kalirin anti-atherogenic mechanisms. Faculty mentor, Neil Freedman

Bobak Shadpoor

Crk and CrkL in desmosomes. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Yuming Shi

Transcription and Nup153. Faculty mentor, Eda Yildirim

Shalini Subbarao

Modeling dopamine neurons. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Jasmine Tran

Submucosa gland development. Faculty mentor, Purushothama Rao Tata

Jade Tso

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Mira Venkat

ZO-1 in zebrafish. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Maggie Xing

Cdk1 oscillations in embryos. Faculty mentor, Stephano di Talia

Gloria Zhang

Cell cycle arrest and Sry. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Michelle Dalson

Notch regulation of cartilege. Faculty mentor, Matthew Hilton

James Hwang

Zebrafish gut lumen formation. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Aakash Jain

SVC neurons in olfactory bulb. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Alan Kong

Hevin and synapse formation. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Kellie LeVine

Cartilege-hair hypoplasia. Faculty mentor, Erica Davis

Margo Orlen

Dopamine DZ receptor. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Shalini Subbarao

Modeling dopamine neurons. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Darryl Yan

iPSD KD in mouse neurons. Faculty mentor, Scott Soderling

Gloria Zhang

Cell cycle arrest and Sry. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Yuming Shi

NUP and Inactive X. Faculty mentor, Eda Yildirim

Aakash Jain

SVZ neurons in olfactory bulb. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Rishav Adhikari

Angiotensin in the kidney. Faculty mentor, Thomas Coffman

Erin Brooks

Dendritic spine morphology in MSNs. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Laura Damiani

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Andrew Eaton

GPCR LGR5 Cas9 screen. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Aakash Jain

SVC neurons in olfactory bulb. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo

Lillian Kang

Kalirin Anti-atherogenic mechanisms. Faculty mentor, Neil Freedman

Diane Karloff

Ndel function in epithelia. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Alexander Lee

mRNA targeting in CRISPR/Cas9. Faculty mentor, Chris Nicchitta

Alexander Merriman

ZF fin regeneration in mutants. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Juan Ramirez

Microglia phagocytosis and Hevin. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Michael Rosamilla

Kalirin anti-atherogenic mechanisms. Faculty mentor, Neil Freedman

Shalini Subbarao

Schizophrenia and dopamine pathway. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Jasmine Tran

Schizophrenia and dopamine pathway. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Linda Zambrano

Gonad development - notch signalling. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Gloria Zhang

SOX-9 activation and cell cycle arrest. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Rishav Adhikari

Angiotensin II processes. Faculty mentor, Thomas Coffman

Kimberly Arena

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Erin Brooks

Integrated approach to assess behavior. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Laura Damiani

Notochord morphogenesis. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Andrew Eaton

G-protein coupled receptor LGR5 Cas9 screen. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Toyokazu Endo

Zebrafish spinal cord regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Jaclyn Karasik

Zebrafish cardiomyocyte regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Juan Ramirez

Microglia phagocytosis & Hevin. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Michael Rosamilla

Kalirin anti-atherogenic mechanisms. Faculty mentor, Neil Freedman

Arielle Shkedi

Protein trafficking - SRP pathway. Faculty mentor, Chris Nicchitta

Shalini Subbarao

Schizophrenia & dopamine pathway. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Harrison Suh

MT nucleation & gTuRC. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Maggie Xing

Cell cycle - mid-blastula transition. Faculty mentor, Stefano Di Tilia

Linda Zambrano

Gonad development - notch signalling. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Gloria Zhang

SOX-9 activation and cell cycle arrest. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Rishav Adhikari

Angiotensin II processes. Faculty mentor, Thomas Coffman

Kimberly Arena

Pllp gene effects on nutrients. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat

Erin Brooks

Dopamine Medium Spiny Neuron Activity. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Andrew Eaton

LGR5 intestinal drug screen. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Tiffany Ejikeme

Neuroligins effect astrocytes. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Toyokazu Endo

ZF spinal cord regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Lillian Kang

Kalirin Anti-atherogenic mechanisms. Faculty mentor, Neil Freedman

Alexander Merriman

ZF fin regeneration in mutants. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Sagar Patel

Astocytic heoin regulations. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu

Arielle Shkedi

Newly exported ribosome trafficking. Faculty mentor, Chris Nicchitta

Harrison Suh

Polarized MT arrays in mice. Faculty mentor, Terry Lechler

Annabel Wang

ZF cardiovascular development. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss

Sonora Williams

Adult early multiple trauma. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron

Gloria Zhang

SOX-9 activation and cell cycle arrest. Faculty mentor, Blanche Capel

Lloyd Zhao

Antibody tagging of Z-bands. Faculty mentor, Mike Reedy

Rishav Adhikari

Angiotensin in the kidney. Faculty mentor, Thomas Coffman.

Erin Brooks

Integrated approach to study behavior. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron.

Laura Damiani

Notochord morphogenesis in zebrafish. Faculty mentor, Michel Bagnat.

Tiffany Ejikeme

Astrocytes in synaptogenesis. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu.

Toyokazu Endo

Mechanism of spinal cord regeneration. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss.

William Gilmore

Dendritic spines & Arp2/3. Faculty mentor, Scott Soderling.

Lillian Kang

Anti-atherogenic mechanisms. Faculty mentor, Neil Freedman.

Sagar Patel

Role of Hevin in synapse formation. Faculty mentor, Cagla Eroglu.

Aly Premji

Neural stem cells and repair. Faculty mentor, Chay Kuo.

Arielle Shkedi

Trafficking of ribosomes. Faculty mentor, Chris Nicchitta.

Rebecca Vernon

Development of an assay. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron.

Annabel Wang

Cardiovascular development. Faculty mentor, Ken Poss.

Sonora Williams

Personality disorders. Faculty mentor, Marc Caron.

Lloyd Zhao

Z band ultrastructure. Faculty mentor, Mike Reedy.