People

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(Includes Name, Title, Research Interests)
Mentor:
Michael Cianfrocco
Year:
2018
Undergraduate Institution:
Mississippi State University & University of Wisconsin at Madison
Service:
Science Saturdays coordinator for community outreach in Madison, WI 2017-2018; DNA Day 2019
Research Interests:

The use of cryo-electron microscopy to study the mitochondrial membrane protein, Miro.

Internal Medicine
Research Interests:

Our lab focuses on the genetic determinants of thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and inflammation.

Dermatology/Radiation Oncology
Research Interests:

Our laboratory is interested in molecular mechanisms controlling epidermal growth and differentiation, including how this process is linked to host defense and autoimmunity. For this purpose, we utilize cell biology, organ culture, transgenic animals, genetic linkage analysis, and gene expression profiling.

Najia Elkahlah
Joined CMB:
2021
Mentor:
Dr. Josie Clowney
Research Interests:

Understanding the genetic mechanisms regulating the development and function of neural circuits controlling innate behaviors

Understanding the genetic mechanisms regulating the
development and function of neural circuits controlling innate behaviors.

 

Carina Elvira
Joined CMB:
2021
Mentor:
Dr. Paul Jenkins
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Chicago
Research Interests:

Role of Ankyrins in neuropsychiatric disorders, such as bipolar disorder and autism spectrum disorder. 

Mentor:
Jordan Shavit
Year:
2018
Undergraduate Institution:
University of South Florida
Service:
AWIS, Forsythe Middle School Student Mentor, Patient Companionship, Caregiver Relief and Pet Visit Volunteer (Hospice), Road to Recovery Driver (American Cancer Society), Oyster Gardner (Restore the Shore, Brevard County FL)
Honors:
Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award