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:
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 

Mentor:
Marina Pasca Di Magliano
Year:
2016
Research Interest:
Investigating the Role of Arginase 1 in the Pancreatic Cancer Microenvironment.
Mentor:
Sunny Wong
Year:
2013
Undergraduate Institution:
Humboldt State University
Service:
Volunteer for FEMMES capstone, member of Graduate/Undergraduate Mentorship in Biology (GUMB), volunteer soccer coach Ann Arbor Rec & Ed
Teaching Experience:
Teaching assistant for DENT 525 (Cell and Molecular Biology for D1 students) – Fall 2015
Research Interests:
Examining early events in hair follicle lumen formation

 

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:
2016
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
Research Interests:

Elucidating the downstream mechanisms by which FMOs, flavin-containing monooxygenases, extend lifespan in C. elegans and mice.

Mentor:
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