Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2009

Ruchi Amin, University of Michigan

Mentor: Henry Heng, Ph.D. & Kezhong Zhang, Ph.D.

The Relationship between Chromosome Fragmentation and Cell Death in a 14-3- 3s Mutant Background

Emily Grzybowski, University of Rochester

Mentor: Maik Hüttemann, Ph.D.

A Study on Tyrosine Phosphorylation and Regulation of Cytochrome c Oxidase Activity

Maria Kashat, Wayne State University

Mentor: Russell Finley, Jr., Ph.D.

An RNAi Screen for Genes that Regulate the Cell Cycle

Rhochelle Krawetz, University of Chicago

Mentor: Leonard Lipovich, Ph.D.

Explorations in the Genome: A study of Conservation in Gene Chains and the Evolutionary Significance of lncRNAs

Robert Lin, Wayne State University

Mentor: Li Li, Ph.D.

Dlx5 as a possible Repressor of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation

Erika Sims, Washington University

Mentor: Jeffrey Loeb, M.D., Ph.D.

GlyB4 as a Novel Neuregulin Antagonist to Disrupt Neuromuscular Development in Chicken Embryos

Natalie Wiseman, Bowling Green State University

Mentor: Alexander Gow, Ph.D.

Functional Analysis of Claudin 11 in Cochlear Basal Cells

Gina Zoratti, Michigan State University

Mentor: Michael Tainsky, Ph.D.

Epigenetic Control of Cellular Immortalization in Li-Fraumeni Cells

Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Center for Molecular Medicine & Genetics
3127 Scott Hall, 540 E. Canfield
Detroit MI 48201

surp 2009