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Presenters - 2020

Name Mentor Talk Title Future Plans
Olumayokun (Mayo) Akinbo                    Scott Lieberman                             Implications of Tyrosine Kinase 2 in Lacrimal Gland Disease in a Mouse Model of Sjögren's Syndrome               
Angela Benton Robert Cornell Investigating the neural crest gene regulatory network: identification of an enhancer nearby tfap2a Working as a medical scribe while applying to medical school.
Brianna Lupo Catherine Musselman The molecular basis of multivalent DNA-binding by the BRM AT-hook and bromodomain Spend a year scribing before attending medical school.
Angela Mahoney Sheila Baker Development of a Cell Based Assay to Investigate KCNV2 Retinopathy Applying to medical schools this summer and working as a temporary research assistant with Arlene Drack, MD.
Emeleeta Paintsil Maria Spies The mechanism of Stalled DNA Replication Forks Protection by the RAD52 DNA Repair Protein Attending the Medical College of Wisconsin to pursue a PhD in their Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Biomedical Sciences (IDP).
Francesca Spencer Daniel Weeks How protein aggregation may establish nucleolar domain formation and function Completing an MS in Geology at the University of Utah doing forensic stable isotope research with Dr. Gabriel Bowen.