Students

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(Includes Name, Title, Research Interests)
Mentor:
Sue Hammoud
Year:
2016
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Washington
Research Interests:
Investigating the function of paternally-inherited histones during early embryogenesis.
Research Interests:

Investigating the function of paternally-inherited histones during early embryogenesis.

Mentor:
Mark Chiang
Year:
2015
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Honors:
Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant, CMB T-32 training grant awardee (2016-2017), Rackham Pre-Candidate Graduate Student Research Grant
Undergraduate Awards:
Undergraduate Awards: University of Illinois Chancellor’s Honors Program, University of Illinois LAS James Scholar, University of Illinois Roger’s Scholar, Molecular and Cellular Biology Honors Concentration, National Merit Scholarship Awardee
Service:
Teen Advisory Council for Patient and Family Centered Care (UM Mott Children’s Hospital), Teen Night Coordinator for UM Mott Children’s Hospital, Teen Advisory Council coordinator for Mott Children's Hospital, Teen Night coordinator for Mott Children's Hospital, MSTP Program Activities Committee Member
Teaching Experience:
Kaplan Test Prep MCAT Instructor and Tutor 2011-2013
Research Interests:

I am studying factors that may be regulating selective oncogenic Notch1 signaling in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, using biochemical and in vivo studies. 

Mentor:
Stephanie Bielas
Year:
2015
Undergraduate Institution:
The University of Michigan
Service:
Alternative Spring Breaks
Research Interests:

Investigating the role of ASXL3 in Polycomb repression and characterizing the transcriptional plasticity required for neural differentiation 

Michael McMillan
Mentor:
Sami Barmada
Year:
2017
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ariel McShane
Mentor:
Mats Ljungman
Year:
2017
Undergraduate Institution:
College of Charleston
Mentor:
Marina Pasca Di Magliano
Year:
2016
Research Interest:
Investigating the Role of Arginase 1 in the Pancreatic Cancer Microenvironment.
Anna Michmerhuizen
Mentor:
Corey Speers
Year:
2017
Undergraduate Institution:
Calvin College
Mentor:
Jason Spence
Year:
2014
Undergraduate Institution:
Boston University
Honors:
Recipient of the Rackham Merit Fellowship, the NIH Cellular and Molecular Biology Training Grant, and the NIH Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Training Grant. National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention
Service:
Females Exceeding More in Math, Engineering and Science (FEMMES), 2014 - present, Volunteer judge for Forsythe county middle school science fair, January 2015
Research Interests:

Alyssa is broadly interested in the cellular mechanisms governing mammalian tissue development, disease, and repair. 

Mentor:
Scott Leiser
Year:
2015
Undergraduate Institution:
University of Washington
Service:
Science Fair Judge at Forsythe Science Fair and SE Michigan Science Fair; Science advocate at the Michigan Science Center representing AMS
Teaching Experience:
TA for Biology of Aging course led by Dr. Matt Kaeberlein and Dr. Daniel Promislow –Marine Biological Laboratory (Summer 2013, 2014); TA for Conservation Biology (Winter 2013) and Comparative Physiology (Spring 2013) – University of Washington
Funding Sources:
CMB T32 recipient 2016-2018 NRSA F31 recipient 2018-2021
Research Interests:

Uncovering the mechanisms of serotonin-based signaling in food perception and DR-mediated longevity.

Mentor:
Sue Hammoud
Year:
2015
Undergraduate Institution:
Miami University
Research Interests:

Identification of novel non-histone substrates of methyltransferases as well as structural and functional characterization of KDM5 demethylases

Mentor:
Scott Pletcher
Year:
2016
Undergraduate Institution: Butler University
Butler University
Services:
FEMMES and WISE