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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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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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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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Leidong Mao

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering – Yale University 2008 M.Phil in Electrical Engineering – Yale University 2005 M.S. in Electrical Engineering – Yale University 2002 B.S. in Materials Science – Fudan University 2001 In the Lab The mission of Mao lab is two fold. For research, our goal is to exploit…
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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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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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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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