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

Dana Bis

Dana Bis

Mentor: Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD
Project: Identifying Novel Genes, Rare Genetic Mechanisms, and Cellular Pathways for Inherited Axonopathies

Olivia Gardner

Olivia Gardner

Mentor: Margaret Pericak-Vance, PhD
Project: Pending

Anna Jermakowicz

Anna Jermakowicz

Mentor: Nagi Ayad, PhD and Stephan Schürer, PhD
Project: Pending

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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

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David Sant

Mentor: Gaofeng Wang, PhD
Project: Epigenetic Effects and Regulation in Diabetic Retinopathy

Feifei Tao

Feifei Tao

Mentor: Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD
Project: Pending Approval

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