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Tarkeshwar Singh

PhD, Pennsylvania State University (2012) MS, Nanyang Technological University (2008) BS, Indian Institute of Technology (2003) In the Lab To help us drive a car in dense urban environments, our visual system processes complex scenes with effortless ease. Patients suffering from neurodegenerative disorders, like Parkinson’s disease (PD), experience difficulties driving…
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Qun Zhao

PhD, Xidian University, China, 1995 In the Lab The Zhao group is focused on innovating novel approaches to improve magnetic resonance (MR) imaging physics at cellular level for early detection and therapeutic treatment of cancers, for tracking of stem cells, and for other biophysical and biomedical applications. MRI-based cell tracking…
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Maria Viveiros

1996 PhD University of Guelph In the Lab Research in my laboratory focuses on mammalian germ cell and early embryonic development, with a major emphasis on the regulation of meiotic division in oocytes. Gametes (oocytes and sperm) have the incomparable task of transmitting the genome to successive generations. Therefore, ensuring…
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Robert Pazdro

Postdoc, Genetics, The Jackson Laboratory 2013 Ph.D., Nutrition Science, Purdue University 2010 B.A., Sociology/Biology, Oakland University 2004 In the Lab According to the CDC, chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer account for seven of the 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. Advanced age is a common…
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Puliyur S. MohanKumar

BVSc (DVM), Madras Veterinary College, India PhD, Neuroendocrinology, Kansas State University Postdoctoral, Neuroendocrinology, University of Kansas Medical Center Bio Dr. P. S. MohanKumar was born in Tamil Nadu, India. He received his veterinary degree from the Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India. He went onto pursue a PhD degree in neuroendocrinology…
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Jae-Kyung Lee

Post-doctoral fellow University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center 2008 Ph.D. University of North Texas Health Science Center 2005 B.S / M.S. Kyungpook National University 1999 In the Lab Lee’s research focuses on understanding how inflammation influences neurodegenerative diseases. Chronic inflammation in the CNS has been strongly implicated in the pathophysiology…
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James D. Lauderdale

Ph.D. (1992) Purdue University In the Lab One of the major challenges in neurobiology is understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying development of the vertebrate central nervous system (CNS). Research in our laboratory seeks to elucidate these mechanisms by studying development of the vertebrate forebrain and visual system. We…
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Rabindranath De La Fuente

PhD Biomedical Sciences (1998) University of Guelph MSc Biomedical Sciences (1993) University of Guelph DVM Veterinary Medicine (1989) National Autonomous University of Mexico In the Lab Chromatin configuration in the nucleus or germinal vesicle (GV) of mammalian oocytes undergoes dynamic epigenetic modifications during oocyte growth. A crucial developmental transition at…
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