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Nadja Zeltner

Post Doc Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY 2018 Ph.D. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY 2009 Masters University of Zürich, Department of Zoology, Switzerland 2004 In the Lab The peripheral nervous system (PNS) comprises all nerves outside the brain and spinal cord and is essential for innervation…
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Yao Yao (ADS)

Asst. Research Scientist UGA (2017-2019) Research Assoc. UPenn (2014-2017) Post-doc fellow UPenn (2009-2014) PhD, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2009) BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University(2004) In the Lab Enhancers, one type of non-coding DNA regulatory element facilitating proper spatiotemporal gene expression, are fundamental to our understanding of development and disease. Majority…
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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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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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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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Hongxiang Liu

Ph.D., Beijing Medical University (currently Peking University) M.Sc., Henan Medical University (currently Zhengzhou University) M.D., Henan Medical University (currently Zhengzhou University) In the Lab The sense of taste informs our nutritive choices, which are essential for life and quality of life. In mammals, taste bud cells in lingual taste papillae…
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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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