Poster Hall 5: Cell, Micro, & Molecular Biology

Nicholas Elder: Generating Axially Diverse Populations of Spinal Interneurons for Epigenetic and Functional Characterization

Nicholas Elder: Generating Axially Diverse Populations of Spinal Interneurons for Epigenetic and Functional Characterization

In my research, I use human stem cells to model spinal cord development.
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David Yang: Tobacco Smoke Activated Fibrogenic MARCKS/AXL Complex Promotes Macrophage Reprogramming and Pulmonary Fibrosis

David Yang: Tobacco Smoke Activated Fibrogenic MARCKS/AXL Complex Promotes Macrophage Reprogramming and Pulmonary Fibrosis

David’s research work focuses on utilizing an integrative approach to investigate the intersection of cellular signaling, immune ...
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Abby Harris: Determinants of Ferroptosis Sensitivity in MYCN-Amplified Neuroblastoma

Abby Harris: Determinants of Ferroptosis Sensitivity in MYCN-Amplified Neuroblastoma

MYCN-amplified neuroblastoma is a childhood cancer that is often difficult to treat.
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Sarah Heater: Identification of a Chromosomal Duplication Associated with Infectious Fungal Morphology

Sarah Heater: Identification of a Chromosomal Duplication Associated with Infectious Fungal Morphology

Humans inhale thousands of spores and mold fragments each day from environmental fungi—most are harmless but some can cause ...
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Jeremiah Tsyporin: The Transcriptional Logic Underlying Cell-Type Identity in the Developing Brain

Jeremiah Tsyporin: The Transcriptional Logic Underlying Cell-Type Identity in the Developing Brain

The cerebral cortex underlies incredible phenomena such as consciousness and perception.
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Rachelle Stark: Obesity-Related Hypoxia and Its Regulation of MicroRNA-128-1

Rachelle Stark: Obesity-Related Hypoxia and Its Regulation of MicroRNA-128-1

During my rotation in Dr. Anders Nӓӓr’s lab, I was studying how a microRNA is involved in the link between obesity and Type 2 diabetes.
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Jessica Cook: Distinct Subpopulations of Fibroblasts Exist Within the Oral Mucosa to Facilitate Wound Repair

Jessica Cook: Distinct Subpopulations of Fibroblasts Exist Within the Oral Mucosa to Facilitate Wound Repair

Fibroblasts are critical players in wound response and represent a heterogenous and functionally diverse population, unique to each ...
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Annica Stull-Lane: Host-Microbe Interactions of Neutrophils and Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Strains that Cause Invasive Disease: From Pathogenesis to Host-Directed Immunotherapy

Annica Stull-Lane: Host-Microbe Interactions of Neutrophils and Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella Strains that Cause Invasive Disease: From Pathogenesis to Host-Directed Immunotherapy

Risk factors contributing to development of invasive Salmonella disease.
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Jiaxi Jessica Wang: Defining the Role of the Autoimmune Regulator in Extrathymic Aire-Expressing Cells

Jiaxi Jessica Wang: Defining the Role of the Autoimmune Regulator in Extrathymic Aire-Expressing Cells

My graduate research aims to define the transcriptional and functional roles of Autoimmune Regulator (Aire) in extrathymic ...
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Jan Mikhale B.	Cajulao: Exploring the Intracellular Movement of the viral G Protein Coupled Receptor of Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus

Jan Mikhale B. Cajulao: Exploring the Intracellular Movement of the viral G Protein Coupled Receptor of Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus

The virus that causes the cancer “Kaposi’s Sarcoma”, called Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus, expresses a viral receptor during viral ...
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Cambria Chou-Freed: Intracellular pH Dynamics in Zebrafish Neural Crest Development

Cambria Chou-Freed: Intracellular pH Dynamics in Zebrafish Neural Crest Development

Though pHi dynamics are a critical regulator of cell fate changes in multiple cell types, the role of pHi dynamics during embryonic ...
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Christina Yang: Understanding How Helicobacter pylori Uses Chemotaxis to Modulate Host Inflammation

Christina Yang: Understanding How Helicobacter pylori Uses Chemotaxis to Modulate Host Inflammation

H. pylori-induced inflammation increases the likeliness of developing ulcers or cancer, but how H. pylori cause inflammation is poorly ...
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