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Kira Evitts

Kira Evitts

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Ms. Evitts is a Bioengineering graduate student performing her Ph.D. thesis studies in the labs of Jessica Young and Ying Zheng.  Her thesis project is focused on developing a stem cell based model of the human neurovascular unit (NVU) to study neurovascular interactions in the brain and investigate neurovascular dysfunction in age-related neurodegenerative diseases. Her […]

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Abdiasis Hussein

Abdiasis Hussein

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Mr. Abdiasis is a PhD candidate in the department of biochemistry performing his thesis research in the laboratory of Professor Hannele Ruohola-Baker. He previously studied an intermediate pluripotent step, embryonic diapause, which disrupts the transition from the pre-implantation naïve to post-implantation primed embryonic. He foun that diapause has a distinct lipid metabolic profile compared to […]

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Darrian Bugg

Darrian Bugg

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Ms. Bugg is an M3D graduate student in Pathology performing her Ph.D. thesis studies in the Davis Lab focusing on how various cardiac fibroblast cell state changes affect cardiac physiology over time. In particular she is focusing on understanding how fluid these changes are and if there is the possibility to revert to a healthy […]

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Rene Coig

Rene Coig

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Mr. Coig is a graduate student in the M3D Ph.D. program performing his thesis work in the Promislow lab, studying variation in sexual dimorphism and aging phenotypes. His work is focused on understanding how sex differential pathways and mechanisms contributing to dimorphism in lifespan and healthspan are shifted by natural genetic variation and environmental influences, […]

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