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Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Advisor: B. Knox, PhD
I study mechanisms regulating cell death in retinal degenerative diseases in Dr. Barry Knox's lab. I use animal models and mammalian cell lines to investigate how specific genes may contribute to the fate of retinal cells, specifically photoreceptor cells, in retinal degeneration.