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2014 Scholars

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Poster/ Project Title

Alexandra Voula Arvanitakis

University of Kansas

R. Scott Hawley

The Parthenogenetic Fly Drosophila

Theodore C. Brisimitzakis

Rockhurst University

Mike Washburn

Site-Directed Mutagenesis of WDR76
Reveals Important Residues for Function

Alexandria Jane Cockrell

University of Missouri-
Kansas City

R. Scott Hawley

A first look at the Smc5 protein
in female Drosophila melanogaster

Rebecca Ruth Cohen

Middlebury College

Sue Jaspersen

Yeast Protein Interactions with Brr6
at the Nuclear Envelope

John James Desmarais

Middlebury College

Matt Gibson

Integration of tentacle patterning with
organismal size during Nematostella

James Arthur Gallogly

Saint Louis University

Ali Shilatifard

Lysine-to-Methionine Mutation Alters
Histone Protein Interactions

Joshua Lee Girson

Tufts University

Julia Zeitlinger

Development of a Drosophila GWAS Pipeline

Benjamín  Hernández Rodríguez

Center for Genomic Sciences

Julia Zeitlinger

Analysis of regulatory regions in tissue specific
effector genes

Lisiena  Hysenaj

Université Pierre et Marie Curie

Linheng Li

Lineage tracing in different hematopoietic stem
cell populations located in different Niches
with Fz8-EGFP-CreERT and Fz7-EGFP-CreERT
mouse lines

Grace Catherine Keane

Harvard University

Sue Jaspersen

Investigation of Spindle Pole Body insertion
into the inner nuclear

Annika Kruger

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Ali Shilatifard

Histone H3.3 lysine 4-to-methionine mutation
to identify novel regulators of H3K4 methylation

Donald Wayne Little III

Purdue University

Alejandro Sánchez

Exploring the molecular mechanisms of planarian

Andrew  Lytle

Millersville University

Paul Trainor

Analysis of gene expression in normal and
disrupted mouse embryonic development

Nicholas James Mahan

University of Notre Dame

Paul Kulesa

Functional in vitro screen of migratory genes
differentially expressed by lead cranial neural
crest cells

Tiffany Shang Heng Mak

University of Cambridge

Peter Baumann

Development of reporters for splicing efficiency
in S. pombe

Edwin Angelo Morales-Obregon

Universidad Nacional Mayor
de San Marcos

Rong Li

Role of Formin 2 in spindle migration during
asymmetric cell division in mouse oocytes

Megan Jocelyn Murray

Kansas State University

Robb Krumlauf

LRP4 and WNT regulation

Nicole L Nuckolls

Rockhurst University

R. Scott Hawley

Characterization and mapping of two female
meiotic mutants in Drosophila melanogaster

Kylie Nicole Proctor

Pittsburg State University

Alejandro Sánchez

Pathogenesis, the Immune System, and
Regeneration in Planaria

Sruthi Raja

Centre for Biotechnology
AC Tech Anna University

Ron Yu

CRISPR-Cas9n genome editing  to investigate
receptor expression in Vomeronasal sensory-

Ann Elizabeth Sizemore

Boston College

Sue Jaspersen

Studying the Codiffusion of the Secretory
Complex Components Through FCCS

Zachary Gavin Tanenbaum

Brown University

Paul Trainor

Analysis of the effects of tp53 inhibition in
zebrafish models of Treacher Collins syndrome

Min Tang

Washington University,
St. Louis

Ting Xie

Identification of Genes Responsible for Stem
Cell Phenotypes

Karla Terrazas

University of Texas,
San Antonio

Paul Kulesa

Characterizing the Spatiotemporal Function
of Cadherins During Neural Crest Migration

Rebecca Lynn Thornton

Simpson College

Ali Shilatifard

Lysine-to-Methionine Mutation Alters Histone
Protein Interactions

Caitlin Noel Vogelsmeier

Metropolitian Community

Laurence Florens

Analysis of Post-Translational Modifications of
P. falciparum histones during the erythrocytic
life cycle

Elizabeth Anne-Marie Wells

University of Oklahoma

Linheng Li

Reconstitution of Defective Hematopoietic
Stem Cell Populations by miRNA lentiviruses

Wenjing Xu

College of Life Science 
Wuhan University

Ron Yu

Exploring the molecular mechanisms of olfactory
sensory axon targeting during postnatal
development in mouse

Ren Yi

Lanzhou University

Tatjana Piotrowski

notch3 Is Important For Establishing Hair Cell
Polarity But Not Differentiation During
Embryonic Development And Regeneration In
Zebrafish Lateral Line

Yizhen Zhong

Wuhan University

Ting Xie

A New Strategy to Screen the Genes Responsible
for Germline Stem Cell Development in
Drosophila Melanogaster

Allen Chengzhi Zhu

University of Chicago

Matt Gibson

Overexpression of Type II Receptor Reveals
a Necessary Balance of BMP Signaling Receptors

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