Universtiy of Miami Miller School of Medicine Graduate and Postdoctoral Programs

Student Profiles: HGG


Tania Arguello

Mentor: Carlos Moraes, PhD
Project: The Role of Methionyl-tRNA Formylation in Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis

Ashley Beecham

Ashley Beecham

Mentor: Jacob McCauley, PhD
Project: Pending Approval


Kinsley Belle

Mentor: Derek Dykxhoorn, PhD
Project: Parkinson’s disease phenotypes and gene expression in patient specific- ipsc derived dopaminergic neurons

Dana Bis

Dana Bis

Mentor: Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD


Brooke DeRosa

Mentor: Derek Dykxhoorn, PhD
Project: Transcriptomic and functional analysis of neurogenesis in autism spectrum disorders using patient-specific induced pluripotent stem cells

Bohdan Khomtchouk

Bohdan Khomtchouk

Mentor: Claes Wahlestedt. MD, PhD
Project: Developing mathematical and computational epigenetic software packages and multidimensional analysis pipelines for ChIP-seq and RNA-seq studies in the genomic fight against alcoholism


Chong Li

Mentor: Rong Grace Zhai, PhD
Project: Functional Characterization of Spermine Synthase in the Drosophila Nervous System


Zhi Liu

Mentor: Gary Beecham, PhD
Project: Identifying Genetic Risks for Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques in a Genetically Diverse Population


Patrice Persad

Mentor: William Scott, PhD
Project: Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) Variant-Nuclear DNA Variant Interactions and Gene-Dietary Exposure Interactions in Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)


Hemalatha Raju

Mentor: Nicholas Tsinoremas, PhD
Project: Development of computational methodology to detect noncoding RNAs in human tissues and implementation in disease model


Horacio Ramirez

Mentor: Marjana Tomic-Canic, PhD
Project: The role of microRNAs in the pathogenesis diabetic foot ulcers


David Sant

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


Sathish Srinivasan

Mentor: Gennaro D’Urso, PhD
Project: Genetic Network of Genes Associated With Neurodegenerative Disorders


Vasileios Stathias

Mentor: Nagi Ayad, PhD
Project: Identification of Novel Combinatory Targets in Glioblastoma

Feifei Tao

Feifei Tao

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