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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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Yao Yao

PhD, Stony Brook University (2006-2011) MS, Sichuan University (2004 – 2006) BS, Sichuan University (2000 – 2004) In the Lab The Yao Lab is interested in basement membrane (BM) biology with a focus on the CNS and skeletal muscle. Specifically, the Yao Lab has been studying: (1) how the BM…
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Jin Xie

PhD, Brown University (2004 – 2008) BS, Nanjing University (1999 – 2003) In the Lab The Xie lab is interested in engineering nanoparticles, either nanocrystal-, polymer- or protein-based, for imaging and drug delivery, with a focus on cancer. These involve developing novel materials with unique physical and chemical properties. Moreover,…
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Franklin West

B.S., Morehouse College Ph.D., University of Georgia In the Lab Reproductive challenges in both human and livestock populations are of significant concern and are often a direct result of abnormal germ cell (oocyte and sperm) development. Aberrant germ cell development significantly affects human fertility, is the leading cause of early…
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Steven Stice

B.S., University of Illinois M.S., Iowa State University Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Stice Bio Dr. Steve Stice is a University of Georgia, DW Brooks Distinguished Professor and Director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, who holds a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar endowed chair, and is CSO of ArunA Biomedical Inc….
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Rachel Roberts-Galbraith

PhD, Vanderbilt University (2010) BS, Emory University (2003) In the Lab After injury, an organism must mount a series of responses to minimize and — if possible — repair damage. Some organisms regenerate poorly, while others (including humans) regenerate to differing degrees depending on the tissue that is damaged. Rarely,…
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Simon Platt

BVM&S, MRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN Residency in Neurology & Neurosurgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida (1995-1998) Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada (1992-1993) Veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland (1992) In the Lab Efforts to develop stroke…
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Lohitash Karumbaiah

Ph.D., The University of Georgia M.S., Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia B.S., Bangalore University, Bangalore, India In the Lab Carbohydrates are an important and often underappreciated class of biological macromolecules that play important roles in development, and in repair and regeneration post-injury. Defects in carbohydrate biosynthesis and alterations in carbohydrate composition…
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Elizabeth Howerth

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists PhD (1986) The University of Georgia DVM (1978) Michigan State University In the Lab Waterfowl are considered the natural reservoir of low-virulence Newcastle disease viruses (loNDVs) and low-pathogenic avian influenza viruses (LPAIVs). The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of co-infections…
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