Current Students

Lab address Lab phone Advisor Research project title
Ameka, Magdalene
3322 PBDB 319-335-7660 Potthoff, Matthew, Ph.D.

The role of hepatokines in metabolic homeostasis

Autenried, Rebecca
4310 PBDB 319-335-7962 Abel, E. Dale, M.D./Ph.D.

The role of insulin receptor substrate complexes in cardiac hypertrophy

Bon Durant, Lucas
3322 PBDB 319-335-7660 Potthoff, Matthew, Ph.D.

Studying the pharmalogical effects of FGF21 in metabolic syndrome

Borcherding, Nicholas
1035 ML 319-335-6832 Zhang, Weizhou, Ph.D.

Noncanonical WNT mechanisms in breast cancer metastasis

Bright, Franklin
5241 MERF 319-335-8466 McNamara, James, Ph.D.

Rapid diagnostics of S. aureus associated catheter infections using a molecular imaging probe.

Chirco, Kathleen
4120 MERF 319-335-9955 Mullins, Robert, Ph.D.

Role of C-reactive protein in the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration

Duncan, Kaylia
1-400 BSB 319-335-7725 Cornell, Robert, Ph.D.

Transcriptional and cis-regulatory control of the gene network driving periderm differentiation

Dunn, John
Elliott, Eric
D115 MTF 319-335-4323 Sutterwala, Fayyaz, M.D./Ph.D.

Characterizing the cellular response to agonists of the Nlrp3 inflammasome and determining the mechanisms of activation

Fosdick, Micaela
Franqui Machin, Reinaldo
3257 MERF 319-384-1339 Zhan, Fenghuang, M.D./Ph.D.

Elucidating the molecular mechanisms that lead to drug resistance in multiple myeloma

Glenn, Steve
3159 MERF 319-335-7967 Geyer, Pamela, Ph.D.
Hallberg, Andrea
1-400 BSB 319-335-7725 Cornell, Robert, Ph.D.

Understanding the dynamic role of TFAP2a in the neural crest gene regulatory network

Hamilton, Bradley
440 EMRB 319-335-7608 Zabner, Joseph, M.D.

Understanding the functional implications of adeno associated viral capsid topologies

Hayes, Michael
4-711A BSB 319-335-7918 Weeks, Daniel, Ph.D.

Understanding the Dynamic Regulation of the Cardiogenic Transcription Factor Nkx2-5 in Xenopus laevis

Heidema, Christy
4-411A BSB 319-335-7662 DeMali, Kris, Ph.D.

The role of cell stiffening in cancer metabolism

Hsu, Ying
4171 MERF 319-335-7311 Sheffield, Val, M.D./Ph.D.

Mechanisms of hydrocephalus in Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Huang, Sunny
4171 MERF 319-335-7311 Sheffield, Val, M.D./Ph.D.

Understanding the molecular basis of obesity

Idiga, Sharon
3322 PBDB 319-335-7660 Potthoff, Matthew, Ph.D.
Jensen-Cody, Chandler
1-111 BSB 319-335-9613 Engelhardt, John, Ph.D.
Kelpsch, Daniel
1-500 BSB 319-335-7735 Tootle, Tina, Ph.D.

Defining molecular mechanisms of prostaglandins during tumorigenesis

Kim, Yohan
B191 ML 319-335-8656 Lee, Gloria, Ph.D.

Identification of functions for abnormally phosphorylated Tau

Kohlmeyer, Jordan
2-551 BSB 319-335-7663
Lam, Koon Yee
214 BBE 319-335-2072 Phillips, Bryan, Ph.D.

Structure-function of SYS-1/β-catenin in Caenorhabditis elegans Wnt-directed asymmetric cell division

Lamb, Maureen
1-500 BSB 319-335-7713 Tootle, Tina, Ph.D.

Defining the regulation and function of nuclear Fascin

Lankford, Colten
4-411 BSB 319-335-6516 Baker, Sheila, Ph.D.
Mason, Bianca
5-531 BSB 319-335-7873 Russo, Andrew, Ph.D.

Role of peripheral and central CGRP in light aversive behavior

Nauta, Kelsie
Nguyen, Emily
4336 PBDB 319-384-4689 Grumbach, Isabella, M.D./Ph.D.

Mitochondrial CaMKII in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Patel, Radhika
Perschbacher, Katherine
2-307 BSB 319-353-5803 Grobe, Justin, Ph.D., FAHA

The Role of RGS Proteins in Preeclampsia

Ranum, Paul
5270 CBRB 319-335-6623 Smith, Richard, M.D.

Identification and characterization of genetic elements contributing to non-syndromic hearing loss

Sapouckey, Sarah
Schickling, Brandon
2257 CBRB 319-335-9521 Miller, Francis, M.D.

Novel Molecular Mechanisms of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Dedifferentiation Contributing to the Pathogenesis of Vascular Disease

Songstad, Allison
4111 MERF 319-335-7242 Tucker, Budd, Ph.D.

Using patient-specific stem cells to develop treatments for macular disease

Sturgeon, Morgan
1-400 BSB 319-335-7725 Cornell, Robert, Ph.D.

Modeling epilepsy in zebrafish

Toral, Marcus
1257C CBRB 319-384-1700 Mahajan, Vinit, M.D./Ph.D.
Tyler, Scott
1-111 BSB 319-335-9613 Engelhardt, John, Ph.D.

Taking an integrated wet-bench and bioinformatic approach to better understand the basic biology of cystic fibrosis

Urak, Kevin
5202 MERF 319-384-3243 Giangrande, Paloma, Ph.D.
Velez, Gabriel
1257C CBRB 319-384-1700 Mahajan, Vinit, M.D./Ph.D.

Structure and function of calpain-5 in autosomal dominant neovascular inflammatory vitreoretinopathy

White, Jeffrey
Woll, Addison
2-340 BSB 319-335-8926 Sigmund, Curt D., Ph.D.

Elucidation of the PPAR gamma:RBP7 feedforward loop