POSTER HALL 5: Cell, Micro, & Molecular Biology

Amanda Carbajal

Amanda Carbajal

Antibiotic resistance (ABR) is a worldwide public health crisis accelerated by overuse and misuse of antibiotics that select for randomly occurring genetic mutations.
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Camille Derderian

Camille Derderian

The primary cilium is a compositionally and functionally distinct organelle that serves as a cellular signaling tower and guides embryonic development and adult tissue maintenance.
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Jane Fudyma

Jane Fudyma

Recent research has unveiled a diverse array of viruses in soil, sparking curiosity about their roles and interactions with other microbes.
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Nilsa La Cunza

Nilsa La Cunza

Common pathogenic mechanisms underlying many neurodegenerative disorders include cholesterol accumulation, mitochondrial damage, and the accumulation of extracellular protein aggregates.
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Anthony Donahue

Anthony Donahue

The aim of this in progress research is to identify food web resources in close proximity to wetland restoration sites in the San Francisco Estuary
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Mays Mohammed Salih

Mays Mohammed Salih

My thesis project focuses on HNRNPA2B1’s (an RNA splicing protein) novel role in regulating our bodies immediate response to pathogens and stimuli.
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Chloe Ghent

Chloe Ghent

Antibiotic resistance among bacterial strains is currently on the rise, which poses a substantial public health threat.
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Devinn Sinnott

Devinn Sinnott

Infection with the parasite Sarcocystis neurona is an important cause of death in southern sea otters.
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Lauren Shechtman

Lauren Shechtman

Tuft cells are rare chemosensory cells, which reside in the epithelial lining of the small intestine (SI) and initiate type 2 immune responses upon worm infection.
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Joe Germino

Joe Germino

Medullary thymic epithelial cells (mTECs) regulate immune self-tolerance by producing and presenting self-antigen peptides to developing T cells, ensuring self-reactive T cells are inactivated/deleted to prevent autoimmunity.
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Maria V McSharry

Maria V McSharry

Genomes are dynamic. In you, and the organisms all around you, DNA is being transcribed into mRNA, which is then translated into protein.
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Rachelle Stark

Rachelle Stark

Notable microRNAs have been revealed as key regulators of metabolic homeostasis, serving as potential single targets to counter multiple aspects of metabolic diseases
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Scott Berger

Scott Berger

At all stages in our life cycle, our genome is replicated from ten thousand or more sites called origins.
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Abby Harris

Abby Harris

The oxygen paradox holds that while oxygen is essential for aerobic respiration, it also generates reactive oxygen species (ROS) that can damage the cell.
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