Current Lab Students

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************** Class of 2018 ********************

Erika Beyrent is a BCMB major and a member of the Honors Program.  She designed a project on oxidative stress and Tau phosphorylation in cultured chick brain neurons.  She was awarded a Presidential University Summer Research Fellowship in 2016.  She presented her work at both the Society for In Vitro Biology and the American Society for Cell Biology conferences in 2017.
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Alexander Haber is a BCMB major and a member of the Honors Program.  He is currently working on oxidative stress and APP synthesis and traffic in neuroblastoma cells. He was awarded a Presidential University Summer Research Fellowship in 2017.  He presented his work at the American Society for Cell Biology conference in 2017.
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Anne Kennedy is a BCMB major, Presidential Scholar, and a member of the Honors Program.  She is currently working on the pharmacological characteristics of the cellular changes elicited by odor imprinting using cultured chick olfactory neurons. She presented her work at the American Society for Cell Biology conference in 2017.
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Haleigh McBride is a Biology major and a member of the Honors Program.  She is currently working on her research project on oxidative stress (hypoxia and hyperoxia), endothelial cell differentiation, and vascularization in the chick chorioallantoic membrane.
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Matthew Reynolds is a BCMB major, Presidential Scholar, and a member of the Honors Program.  He is currently working on axonemal proteins from Chlamydomonas and Tetrahymena.  He co-authored a previously unfinished student work on peroxynitrite and neuronal cell traffic in the cultured neurons from the embryonic chick brain, which he presented in the American Society for Cell Biology conference in San Diego, CA (2015) and Philadelphia, PA (2017).  He is currently working on a publication on ciliary regrowth in Chlamydomonas and Tetrahymena.  He was awarded the Barry M. Goldwater scholarship in 2017.
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************** Class of 2019 ********************

Kimberly Barr is a Biology major in the Honors Program, working a project on cell migration and adhesion in neuroblastoma cells.

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Mallory Brayer is a BCMB major currently defining her research project.
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Marissa Galardi is a Neuroscience Major working on neural differentiation and neuritogenesis in the cultured chick embryonic brain.
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Shannon Loftus is a Biology Major working on interleukin 6 and cultured HepG2 cells as a model for in vivo inflammation-induced responses of hepatocytes.
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Kara Romanowski is a BCMB major and a member of the Honors Program.  She is working on lipid metabolism in HepG2 cells and the effects of pharmacological agents on lipid accumulation. She was awarded a Presidential University Summer Research Fellowship in 2017.
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Madalyne Sunday is a Biology major and a member of the Honors Program.  Her research centers on cell adhesion molecules and neuroblastoma growth and migration.
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Julia Wardeh is a Biology major who is still defining her research project.
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************** Class of 2020 ********************

Jewel Stokes is a BCMB major in the honors program, and is currently defining her project.
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************** Class of 2021 ********************

Denise Pinto is currently contemplating her research project.