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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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Peter Kner

Ph.D. in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, December, 1998 M.S. in Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA, June, 1995 B.S. in Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June, 1991 B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, June 1991 In the Lab The Kner Lab develops…
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William Kisaalita

Ph.D. in chemical engineering, University of BC, Vancouver B.S. in mechanical engineering, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda In the Lab Tissue engineering and in particular cell-surface interactions with applications in the development of cell-based biosensors and/or assays for high throughput screening (HTS). Renewable energy utilization at the bottom of the economic…
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Woo Kyun Kim

Post-doctoral fellow University of California Los Angeles, 2010 PhD Pennsylvania State University, 2002 M.S. Pennsylvania State University, 1998 B.S. Konkuk University, 1992 In the Lab Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) are powerful multipotent progenitor cells that are present in many tissues, such as blood, bone, adipose tissue, muscle, and cartilage. MSCs…
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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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Hitesh Handa

PhD (2010-14) Research Faculty, Department of Surgery, U-M PhD (2008-10) Development Engineer, Accord Biomaterials, Michigan PhD (2008) Material Science Engineering, Wayne State University, MI B.S.(2002) Delhi College of Engineering, India In the Lab Blood/material interaction is critical to the success of implantable medical devices, ranging from simple catheters, stents and…
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Cheryl Gomillion

Postdoctoral Associate- Yale University School of Medicine, 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow- UConn Health Center, 2011-2014 Ph.D. in Bioengineering- Clemson University 2010 M.S. in Bioengineering- Clemson University 2005 B.S. in Biosystems Engineering, emphasis in Applied Biotechnology-Clemson University 2003 In the Lab Tissue engineering research aims to develop biological substitutes for damaged or…
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Susan Fagan

BSc Pharm , Dalhousie 1980 Pharm.D. , SUNY 1984 M.S. Virginia Tech 2007 Fellowship (Neuropharm), Dent Neurologic Inst. 1986 In the Lab The mission of the FAGAN Stroke Lab at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, GA is to find new treatments for stroke patients. For the past 16 years,…
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