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Joseph Chin, M5G

joseph-chin@uiowa.edu

 

MSTP Learning Community: Flocks

MSTP Entry Date: June 5, 2017

Mentor:

Richard Smith, MD

PhD Program:

Molecular Medicine

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Novel exons and their implications on hereditary hearing loss

Hearing loss is the most common sensory deficit. In the US, hearing loss is usually genetic. Recent single cell RNA sequencing of the cochlea has found unannotated exons within deafness-associated genes. In my current work, I am performing studies to determine the function of a subset of these novel exons via mouse models and patient cohorts.


Education:

2015 - BS, Sports Medicine - Pepperdine University

Publications:

ORCiD:  0000-0003-3123-5091