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Jessica Ackerman
Jessica Ackerman
Research Interest:
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of scar-mediated tendon healing
Andrea Amitrano
Andrea Amitrano, M.S.
Research Interest:
T cell metabolism in the tumor microenvironment
John Bachman
John Bachman, M.S.
Research Interest:
Role of muscle stem cells in juvenile growth and targeted radiotherapy
Jonathan Bartko
Jonathan Bartko, M.S.
Research Interest:
Defining hypoxia-induced ER stress signaling networks in the CNS
Katherine Best
Katherine Best, M.S.
Research Interest:
Investigation of inflammatory pathways activated during tendon healing.
Sara Blick
Sara Blick
Research Interest:
Role of CD47 in macrophage clearance of pyrenocytes
Emily Campbell
Emily Campbell
Fu Chou
Fu Chou, M.S.
Research Interest:
Investigate the role of AR in radiation therapy and its mediation of DNA damage in the repair pathway. Develop new radiation sensitizer in the treatment of Prostate cancer.
Carol Deaton
Carol Deaton
Research Interest:
Studying the Role of Heat Shock Factor 1 in Neuronal Autophagy
Madison Doolittle
Madison Doolittle, M.S.
Research Interest:
Identification and Characterization of Novel Genetic Determinants of Osteoporosis and Bone Mineral Density (BMD)
Tiffany Duong
Tiffany Duong
Research Interest:
Using Drosophila as a model to study the role of Sox transcription factors in regulating development of the ovary
Anthony Emanuel
Anthony Emanuel
Katherine Escalera-Rivera
Katherine Escalera-Rivera
Felicia Gilels
Felicia Gilels
Research Interest:
Examining the role of Notch receptors during inner ear development
Melissa Glasner
Melissa Glasner
Research Interest:
Identification and characterization of solitary chemosensory cells in the salivary gland.
Robert Hoff
Robert Hoff, M.S.
Research Interest:
Obesity, diabetes, and aging
Courtney Kellogg
Courtney Kellogg
Research Interest:
Role of Jag1 during Inner Ear development
Jinbo Li
Jinbo Li, M.S.
Research Interest:
The role of TRAF3 in age-related osteoporosis and sarcopenia
Xi Lin
Xi Lin, M.S.
Research Interest:
OA pathogenesis: how macrophages contribute to localized inflammation through their effect on the lymphatic system.
Jiatong (Scarlett)  Liu
Jiatong (Scarlett)  Liu
Vania  Lopez-Ruiz
Olivia Marola
Olivia Marola, M.S.
Research Interest:
Endothelin signaling and inflammatory mechanisms of glaucomatous neurodegeneration
Kimberly Michielsen
Kimberly Michielsen
Meghan  O'Neil
Carlos Ortiz-Bonilla
Carlos Ortiz-Bonilla, M.S.
Research Interest:
Elucidating a potential mechanism of action of Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunotherapy for non-muscle invasive bladder cancer
Rachel Piselli
Rachel Piselli
David Richardson
David Richardson
Research Interest:
Neurophysiology and Movement
Cooper Sailer
Cooper Sailer
Research Interest:
Using optogenetics to explore chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell effector function in solid tumors
Jerry Saunders
Jerry Saunders, M.S.
Research Interest:
Effect of ionizing radiation on the hematopoietic system.
Brianna Shares
Brianna Shares, M.S.
Research Interest:
Determining the role of mitochondria in bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell osteogenic function
Ronghao Wang
Ronghao Wang, M.S.
Research Interest:
Cancer Biology
Chia-Hao Wu
Chia-Hao Wu, M.S.
Chao Xue
Chao Xue, M.S.
Research Interest:
Cardiovascular development, Notch signalling in Angiogenesis