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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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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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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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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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Zion Tse

Imperial College London, Mechanical Engineering Dept. Ph.D. in Medical Robotics The University of Hong Kong In the Lab Dr. Zion T.H. Tse is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Engineering. Formerly, he was a researcher at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s. His academic and professional experience has…
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Sha Tao

Ph.D. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2012 M.S. Henan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, China 2007 B.S. Henan University of Technology, Zhengzhou, China 2004 In the Lab Environment and diseases affect dairy cows’ production, reproduction, health, and overall welfare. In livestock industries, heat stress is a primary constraint to efficient animal…
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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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