URP Alumni 2012

University Affiliation, CSHL Advisor, and Title of Research Project

Francesca Aloisio
University of Texas at Austin
Hannon Laboratory
Using RNA-FISH to characterize the localization of novel lincRNAs in the mouse hematopoietic system

Sarah Anderson
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Hannon Laboratory
Characterizing the role of pachytene piRNAs in mice

Marta Andrés Terré
UPenn, Universitat de Barcelona
Timmermans Laboratory
Defining the developmental profile of miRNA mobility

Dhruba Banerjee
University of California, Berkeley
Albeanu Laboratory
Top-Down Control of Invariant Odor Perception

Alexandra Batchelor
University of Cambridge, UK
Kepecs Laboratory
How does cocaine affect optimal decision making?

Eleanor Batty
Brown University
Churchland Laboratory
Encoding of Head Movement in Posterior Parietal Cortex

Eric Biggers
Macalester College
Schatz Laboratory
Assembling the Pineapple Genome

Jeetayu Biwas
Brandeis University
Pappin Laboratory
Human Thymosin -4: Searching for the mechanism behind the mystery

Michael Bocek
University of Washington
Egeblad Laboratory
Extending the Brainbow system for live tumor imaging studies

Rachel Charney
McMaster University
Osten Laboratory
The Neurobiological Effects of Fever on Wild Type Mice and the 16p11.2 Autistic Mouse Model

Zachary Collins
George Washington University
Mitra Laboratory
Mapping GABAergic Neuron Subtypes in Mouse Models of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Karensa Crump
Binghamton University
Shea Laboratory
Granule cell activity in the main olfactory bulb of awake mice

David Ding
University of Oxford
Trotman Laboratory
 In vitro studies of IL-6 signaling in prostatic cancers and metastases

Emily Glassberg
Dartmouth College
Krasnitz Laboratory
A novel computational strategy to determine nucleosome positioning in S. cerevisiae

Servan Gruninger
University of Zurich
Dubnau Laboratory
Tracking Transposition events of the gypsy Retrotransposon in Neural Cells of Drosophila melanogaster

Julian Homburger
Cornell University
Atwal Laboratory
Associations Between Rare Variants and Complex Disease

Nathan Huey
Kenyon College
McCombie Laboratory
Identifying mutational burden within the DISC1 interactome in a case-control study for psychiatric disorders

Scott Johnson
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Martienssen Laboratory
Uncovering the role of the centromere in the Arabidopsis male germline development

Marissa LaMoure
University of Texas at Austin
Stillman Laboratory
Elucidating the Orc2 – BubR1 Interaction

Ryan Lee
California State University San Bernardi
Zhong Laboratory
Drosophila Neuropeptide F Neurons...Who are they speaking with?

Rebecca Marton
University of Notre Dame
Hammell Laboratory
Development of a high-throughput RNAi screen to identify modulators of heterochronic miRNA activity

James Morton
Miami University, OH
Gingeras Laboratory
A Computational Analysis of Allele Specific Expression

Helen Mueller
Columbia University
Mills Laboratory
Chd5 Expression in Fetal Stem Cells

Amanda Raimer
Widener University
Krainer Laboratory
Splicing Variability of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Ian Stephens
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Huang Laboratory
Genetic Targeting of Cortical Pyramidal Neuron Subtypes Using Mouse Engineering

Edward Twomey
Seton Hall University
Joshua-Tor Laboratory
Characterization of Gtsf1 involvement in the piRNA pathway