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Tagged: Stem Cells

Guo applies curiosity and collaboration to research

“There are lots of important problems. Only attack those for which you can divine simple experiments with clear answers.”
—Julius Axelrod

This quotation is a guiding principle for Su Guo, PhD, professor in the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences (BTS). Her research employs the unique strengths of a simple vertebrate, the zebrafish (Danio rerio), to address a wide variety of topics related to neuroscience.

Todd McDevitt, PhD

McDevitt
Prof in Res-FY

Sheng Ding applies stem cell method to recreate cells lost in spinal cord injuries

Sheng Ding, PhD, is a stem cell scientist who uses novel small molecules to control and reprogram stem cell activities in various tissue types. Applying his groundbreaking techniques, he has previously succeeded in transforming skin cells into functional brain, heart, liver, and insulin-producing pancreas cells.

Su Guo, PhD

Guo
Professor

I am interested in how genes regulate brain development and behavior and ultimately impact neuropsychiatric disorders.