ResearchPad - first-person https://www.researchpad.co Default RSS Feed en-us © 2020 Newgen KnowledgeWorks <![CDATA[First person – Sonu S. Baral]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Nbc5219e1-e241-4264-8297-12cdca936fe7 First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Sonu S. Baral is first author on ‘Nucleolar stress in Drosophila neuroblasts, a model for human ribosomopathies’, published in BiO. Sonu conducted the research described in this article while a PhD student in Patrick J. DiMario's lab at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. She is now a R&D scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Santa Clara, CA, USA, investigating various genetic disorders relevant to reproductive health and newborn screening.

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<![CDATA[First person – Jie Sun]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N9c0973d1-43db-41d8-8105-077ab52ab8e3

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Jie Sun is first author on ‘The transcription factor Spalt and human homologue SALL4 induce cell invasion via the dMyc-JNK pathway in Drosophila’, published in BiO. Jie conducted the research described in this article while a PhD student in Dr Jie Shen's lab at the Department of Entomology and MOA Key Laboratory for Monitory and Green Control of Crop Pest, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China. He is now a postdoc in the lab of Dr Wu-min Deng at Louisiana Cancer Research Center, New Orleans, LA, USA, investigating malignant rhabdoid childhood tumors using the Drosophila model.

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<![CDATA[First person – David Pirovich]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Ncc2453c3-0f74-407e-9f70-fd30f39d1ab6

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open (BiO), helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. David Pirovich is first author on ‘Schistosoma mansoni glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase enhances formation of the blood-clot lysis protein plasmin’, published in BiO. David is a PhD candidate in the lab of Dr Patrick Skelly at Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA, investigating novel moonlighting functions (thrombolysis, immunomodulation) of Schistosoma mansoni glycolytic enzymes.

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<![CDATA[First person – Jorge Rodriguez-Gil]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N974f22ca-14bf-4655-9bb4-d236d6ab6b2f

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Jorge Rodriguez-Gil is first author on ‘Genetic background modifies phenotypic severity and longevity in a mouse model of Niemann-Pick disease type C1’, published in DMM. Jorge is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of William J. Pavan (National Human Genome Research Institute) and Frances M. Platt (University of Oxford) investigating the genetic architecture of Niemann-Pick disease type C.

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<![CDATA[First person – Carina Lund]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N4a0d7d03-be05-4cf3-a00a-588a3ecad540

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Carina Lund is first author on ‘Characterization of the human GnRH neuron developmental transcriptome using a GNRH1-TdTomato reporter line in human pluripotent stem cells’, published in DMM. Carina is a PhD student in the lab of Taneli Raivio at the University of Helsinki, Finland, investigating neuronal differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells.

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<![CDATA[First person – Kate Quigley]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Nd30c1cb5-6b5c-4990-8643-71b3d3e384d4

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Kate Quigley is first author on ‘Assessing the role of historical temperature regime and algal symbionts on the heat tolerance of coral juveniles’, published in BIO. Kate is a postdoc in the lab of Madeleine van Oppen and Line Bay at Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, investigating the genomic mechanisms associated with population connectivity, thermal tolerance and adaptation, and resiliency of coral reef organisms.

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<![CDATA[First person – Wedad Fallatah and Tara Smith]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N0b5a966b-74b6-438e-a5ed-afeebc72917b

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Wedad Fallatah and Tara Smith are co-first authors on ‘Oral administration of a synthetic vinyl-ether plasmalogen normalizes open field activity in a mouse model of rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata’, published in DMM. Wedad is a PhD student in the lab of Dr Nancy Braverman at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center and McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, investigating mouse models to characterize and establish preclinical therapeutic interventions for rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctate (RCDP). Tara is Vice President of Therapeutics in the lab of Dr Shawn Ritchie at Med-Life Discoveries LP, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. Her research focuses on evaluating plasmalogen precursors as potential therapeutic agents for the treatment of peroxisomal disorders such as RCDP, as well as neurodegenerative diseases of aging including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.

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<![CDATA[First person – Sarah Colijn]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N469786bf-8bab-4c08-86df-d865f4ef9258

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Sarah Colijn is first author on ‘Cell-specific and athero-protective roles for RIPK3 in a murine model of atherosclerosis’, published in DMM. Sarah conducted the research described in this article while a graduate student in Courtney Griffin's lab at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. She is now a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Amber Stratman at Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA, investigating how the cardiovascular system develops during embryogenesis in both physiological and pathological scenarios.

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<![CDATA[First person – Cathryn Ugalde]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Ne4755757-ec22-4b7b-811f-242f59f1df7d

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Cathryn Ugalde is first author on ‘Misfolded α-synuclein causes hyperactive respiration without functional deficit in live neuroblastoma cells’, published in DMM. Cathryn is a postdoctoral research scientist in the lab of Prof. Andrew Hill at La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, investigating neurodegeneration associated with protein misfolding.

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<![CDATA[First person – Juan Garrido-Maraver]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Ne36d8e51-3328-4e3e-987a-49bc181a6e5e

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Juan Garrido-Maraver is first author on ‘Forcing contacts between mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum extends lifespan in a Drosophila model of Alzheimer's disease’, published in BiO. Juan conducted the research described in this article while a postdoctoral scientist in L. Miguel Martins's lab at the MRC Toxicology Unit, University of Cambridge, Leicester, UK. He is now a postdoctoral scientist in the lab of Álvaro A. Tavares at the Centre for Biomedical Research (CBMR), University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal, investigating molecular mechanisms linked to human diseases from a therapeutic point of view.

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<![CDATA[First person – Setsuya Minami]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N07234be8-493c-4142-87e7-676799e89bd5

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Setsuya Minami is first author on ‘BAG6 contributes to glucose uptake by supporting the cell surface translocation of the glucose transporter GLUT4’, published in BIO. Setsuya is a PhD student in the lab of Hiroyuki Kawahara at Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan, investigating how proteins cause diseases.

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<![CDATA[First person – Phillipe O'Brien, Kai Guo, Stephanie Eid, Amy Rumora and Lucy Hinder]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N7a00cb0a-4567-4ebc-b114-76ec8b356c3a

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Phillipe O'Brien, Kai Guo, Stephanie Eid, Amy Rumora and Lucy Hinder are first authors on ‘Integrated lipidomic and transcriptomic analyses identify altered nerve triglycerides in mouse models of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes’, published in DMM. Phillipe, Stephanie, Amy and Lucy are all postdoctoral researchers in the lab of Eva L. Feldman at the University of Michigan, MI, USA, investigating the pathogenesis of peripheral neuropathy using mouse models of obesity and diabetes. Kai is a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Junguk Hur at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA, and uses high-throughput genomic data analysis to understand the development of neurological disorders.

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<![CDATA[First person – Stephanie Fernandes]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Naaebb108-a08a-42f0-b4ad-b65117c9c59a

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Stephanie Fernandes is first author on ‘Altered in vitro muscle differentiation in X-linked myopathy with excessive autophagy’, published in DMM. Stephanie conducted the research described in this article while a master's degree student in Mariz Vainzof's lab at the Human Genome and Stem-Cell Research Center, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. She is now a PhD student in the lab of Constantinos Demetriades at Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany, investigating how nutritional status can regulate cell growth in health and age-related disease.

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<![CDATA[First person – Claire L. Wood]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/Na77a3a2b-825f-4485-beb9-df54474e40e9

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM), helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Claire Wood is first author on ‘A comparison of the bone and growth phenotype of mdx, mdx:Cmah−/− and mdx:Utrn+/− murine models with the C57BL/10 wild-type mouse’, published in DMM. Claire conducted the research described in this article while an MRC Clinical Research Training Fellow in Colin Farquharson's lab at Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK. She is now an academic clinical lecturer in the lab of Tim Cheetham and Simon Pearce at the Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, UK, investigating bone and growth in children.

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<![CDATA[First person – Samantha Payne]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N2cc13142-f419-48db-86fd-d84ec3cfa95a

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Biology Open, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Samantha Payne is first author on ‘Defined extracellular ionic solutions to study and manipulate the cellular resting membrane potential’, published in BiO. Samantha is a postdoctoral scholar in the lab of Madeleine Oudin at Tufts University, Medford, USA, investigating bioelectric signaling in cancer and regeneration.

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<![CDATA[First person – Eric Clark]]> https://www.researchpad.co/article/N6e3734ee-b0ff-441e-a189-a1fed3d67fe5

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First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Disease Models & Mechanisms, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers. Eric Clark is first author on ‘Establishment and validation of an endoplasmic reticulum stress reporter to monitor zebrafish ATF6 activity in development and disease’, published in DMM. Eric is a PhD student in the lab of Brian Link at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA, investigating cellular stress pathways involved in neurodegeneration.

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