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Chen Zhao
April 17, 2020

Macrophages are a class of innate immune cells that play essential roles in the progression of a variety of major human…

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Yue Yuan
April 17, 2020

Unidirectional energy-dependent drug efflux mediated by cellular membrane proteins results in the failure of many anti-cancer chemotherapeutic agents. One strategy to…

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Junhua Yang
April 17, 2020

Local acidosis causes tissue damage, and pain and is one of the hallmarks of ischemia, cancer and inflammation. However, the molecular…

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Evan Worden
April 17, 2020

Human DNA is packaged into the protein-DNA complex called chromatin. The minimal organizational unit of chromatin is the nucleosome, which is…

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Shuohao Sun
April 17, 2020

Sound detected by a single auditory hair cell is relayed by 10-30 type I spiral ganglion neurons (SGNs), the primary sensory…

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Joseph Shin
April 17, 2020

Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a complex disease in which previously healthy young adults show an intractable predisposition for fibrosis of the…

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David Ottenheimer
April 17, 2020

In the lab of Patricia Janak, Ph.D., I studied how neurons in the ventral pallidum, a brain region considered part of the…

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James Meixiong
April 17, 2020

I performed my thesis research in the laboratory of Xinzhong Dong, Ph.D. With Xinzhong’s guidance, I discovered that bile activates sensory neurons…

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Kanghoon Jung
April 17, 2020

Navigation is an essential behavior for the survival of a wide range of animal species. The brain must execute fast and…

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Fadi Jacob
April 17, 2020

As an M.D./Ph.D. student in Hongjun Song’s Lab, I had the opportunity to collaborate with neurosurgeons and pathologists to develop a three-dimensional…

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