Meet Dakshesh

Dakshesh Patel

Name: Dakshesh Patel

Home Country: India

Year in PhD Program: 4

PhD Degree-granting Program: Pharmacology

PhD Advisor: Dr. Richard Veenstra

Description of Research Project:
Role of histone Deacetylase inhibitors in cardiac gap function

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Lei Mi-Mi, PhD

A research project led by Lei Mi-Mi, a PhD student in the College of Graduate Studies, has made the cover of a prestigious scientific journal.

Lei Mi-Mi, a student in the lab of David Pruyne, PhD, assistant professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, is first-author of the cover article in the July 9, 2012 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology. The journal's cover title is "Formins' Muscle Building Routine."

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