Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate Studies

Student Profiles: HGG

Ashley Beecham

Ashley Beecham

Mentor: Jacob McCauley, PhD
Project: Leveraging Admixture in US Minority Populations to Elucidate the Genetic Underpinnings of Multiple Sclerosis

Olivia Gardner

Olivia Gardner

Mentor: Margaret Pericak-Vance, PhD and Anthony Griswold, PhD
Project: Effects of dysregulated RNA editing on Alzheimer Disease pathogenesis

Anna Jermakowicz

Anna Jermakowicz

Mentor: Nagi Ayad, PhD and Stephan Schürer, PhD
Project: Combination BET inhibition and kinase inhibition improves therapeutic efficacy in glioblastoma

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Abhiraami Kannan-Sundhari

Mentor: Xue Liu, MD, PhD and Susan Blanton, PhD
Project: Screening and Identification of Novel Variants and Genes in Hereditary Non-Syndromic Deafness

Anastasia Vedenko

Anastasia Vedenko

Mentor: Joshua Hare, MD
Project: Epigenetic Regulation by Wnt Signaling of Cranial Neural Crest Progenitors

Ugne Zekonyte

Ugne Zekonyte

Mentor: Carlos Moraes, PhD
Project: Using a Mitochondrial-Targeted Meganuclease to Shift Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy

Sarah Fazal

Sarah Fazal

Mentor: Stephan Zuchner, MD, PhD
Project: TBD

Beronica Ocasio

Beronica Ocasio

Mentor: Stephan Zuchner, MD, PhD
Project: TBD

Darya Pavlenko

Darya Pavlenko

Mentor: Tasuku Akiyama, PhD
Project: TBD