Summer Undergraduate Research Program 2022

Pietro Elliott

Pennsylvania State University
Mentor: Alexander Gow, PhD
Pain Treatments in Multiple Sclerosis”

Geetika Kancharla

Virginia Commonwealth University
Mentor: Li Li, PhD
Investigating Stress Response and Inflammation in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells when loss of Fibrillin-1

Emma Kramer

Central Michigan University
Mentor: Tiffany Cook, PhD
Variables Influencing Retinal Degeneration and Recovery in Drosophila Melanogaster

Vasudha Nimmagadda

Michigan State University 
Mentor: Kezhong Zhang, PhD
The Regulation of Liver Metabolism by m6a RNA Modification

Matthew Pang

Michigan State University
Mentor: James Granneman, PhD
Interplay of PPARa and PPARy in Thermogenic Brown Adipose Tissue During Cold Conditions

Priya Patel

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Mentor: Alexander Gow, PhD
The Effect of GABA Receptor Modulators on Anxiety-Like Behavior in a Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis

Daniela Rodriguez

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Mentor: Alexander Gow, PhD
Effects of GABA(B) Receptor Modulators on Learning and Memory in a Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis