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Carole Parent

Carole Parent, PhD

Raymond and Lynne Ruddon Collegiate Professor of Cancer Biology and Pharmacology
Research Professor of the Life Sciences Institute
Accepting new students?
No
Trainings or Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training
Research Interests:
Cell migration, signaling, immune responses, cancer invasion
Henry Paulson

Henry Paulson, MD, PhD

Neurology
Research Interests:
Polyglutamine neurodegenerative disease; Spinocerebellar Ataxia type 3; RNA interference as potential therapy including studies of polyglutamine diseases and Alzheimer's disease

Jillian Pearring, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training, Change It Up!, EMBO Laboratory Leadership Training
Research Interests:
Photoreceptor Cell Biology, Membrane Trafficking, Ciliogenesis, Inherited Retinal Disease
Kendall Perkins

Kendall Perkins

Joined CMB:
2021
CMB Mentor:
Paul Jenkins, Ph.D.
Former Institutions:
Rollins College: BA Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan: MS Biological Chemistry
Research Interests:
Ankyrin proteins, bipolar disorder, iPSC derived neurons
Christopher Pineda

Christopher Pineda

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Pierre Coulombe, Ph.D.
Research Interests
Using biochemical and microscopy approaches with cell culture and mouse models, I am fascinated to reveal nuclear Keratin’s role in DNA damage response mechanisms.
Sethu Pitchiaya

Sethu Pitchiaya, PhD

Assistant Professor
Urology
Accepting New Students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Gene regulation, RNA biology, Cancer Biology, Stress response, Single-cell and single-molecule analysis
Madison Pletan

Madison Pletan

Joined CMB:
2019
CMB Mentor:
Billy Tsai, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Institution:
Hillsdale College
Research Interests:
Understanding how polyomaviruses exploit host cell machinery to enter the nucleus
Scott Pletcher

Scott Pletcher, PhD

Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
Accepting new students?
Yes
Trainings and Identities:
MORE Mentor Training, Implicit Bias Training, Disability Awareness Training, HHMI Gilliam Mentor
Research Interests:
Neural control of aging
Rachael Powers

Rachael Powers

Joined CMB:
2022
CMB Mentor:
Henry Paulson, MD, Ph.D.
Research Interests:
Neurodegeneration, spinocerebellar ataxia type 3 (SCA3), Huntington's disease (HD)
Lev Prasso

Lev Prasov, PhD

Assistant Professor of Ophthamology and Visual Sciences
Accepting new students?
Yes
Research Interests:
Genetics, eye disease, developmental disorders
Matt Pun

Matt Pun

MSTP Student
Joined CMB:
2020
CMB Mentor:
Sriram Venneti, Ph.D.
Undergrad Institution:
Duke University
Research Interests:
Chromatin, transcription, cell differentiation, cancer