Current Students

Lab address Lab phone Advisor Research project title
Ameka, Magdalene
2-200 BSB 319-335-7660 Potthoff, Matthew, Ph.D.

The role of hepatokines in metabolic homeostasis

Blokhin, Ilya
3160 ML 319-335-8857 Lentz, Steven, M.D./Ph.D.

Mechanisms of thrombosis in obesity

Bon Durant, Lucas
2-300 BSB 319-353-5803
Bright, Franklin
5241 MERF 319-335-8466 McNamara, James, Ph.D.
Chirco, Kathleen
4120 MERF 319-335-9955 Mullins, Robert, Ph.D.

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

Clay, Gwendolyn
400 EMRB 319-335-6807 Wilson, Mary, M.D.

Investigating the role of NLR proteins in Leishmania Infections

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

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

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

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.
Gomez, Javier
1-500 BSB 319-335-7735 Rutkowski, Thomas, Ph.D.

Elucidating the mechanisms by which the UPR tailors specific responses to ER stress.

Groen, Christopher
1-500 BSB 319-335-7713 Tootle, Tina, Ph.D.

Investigating the regulation of actin dynamics by prostaglandin signaling.

Gu, Sean
3160 ML 319-335-8857 Lentz, Steven, M.D./Ph.D.

Role of methionine oxidation in atherothrombosis

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

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
1-252 MEB 319-335-9791
Hsu, Ying
4171 MERF 319-335-7311 Sheffield, Val, M.D./Ph.D.

Mechanisms of hydrocephalus in Bardet-Biedl syndrome

Inamdar, Shivangi
1-400 BSB 319-335-7741 Choudhury, Amit, Ph.D.

Role of syntaxin6 in Integrin signaling.

Kelpsch, Daniel
1-500 BSB 319-335-7735 Tootle, Tina, Ph.D.

Defining molecular mechanisms of prostaglandins during tumorigenesis

Kenkel, Elizabeth
5241 MERF 319-335-8466 McNamara, James, Ph.D.

A molecular probe based diagnostic test for rapid detection of E. coli

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

Identification of functions for abnormally phosphorylated Tau

Kusner, David
1035 ML 319-335-6832 Zhang, Weizhou, Ph.D.

ROR1 in basal type breast cancer

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

Mahauad Fernandez, Wadie
3-615A BSB 319-335-7612 Okeoma, Chioma, Ph.D.

Involvement of the antiviral host factors APOBEC3 and BST-2/Tetherin in tumorigenesis

Mason, Bianca
5-531 BSB 319-335-7873 Russo, Andrew, Ph.D.

Role of peripheral and central CGRP in light aversive behavior

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

Mitochondrial CaMKII in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Nilson, Kyle
3120 MERF 319-335-6742 Price, David, Ph.D.

Understanding transcriptional regulation of HIV-1 latent infection

Perschbacher, Katherine
1-500 BSB 319-335-7713
Ranum, Paul
5270 CBRB 319-335-6623 Smith, Richard, M.D.

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

Schibler, Jeanine
4234 MERF 319-335-8864 Goel, Apollina, Ph.D.

Characterization of myeloma cancer stem cells

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

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

Sturgeon, Morgan
4166 MERF 319-384-1700
Sun, Xiaowen
4-411A BSB 319-335-7662 DeMali, Kris, Ph.D.

Integrin signaling and melanoma

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

Woll, Addison
1573 CBRB 319-384-1755
Zheng, Chaoqun
5219 MERF 319-335-8272 Hohl, Raymond, M.D./Ph.D.

The molecular mechanisms of anti-cancer activity for schweinfurthins