Robert A. Gingras, junior, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York
Title: The Control of Lipid Metabolism by mRNA splicing in Drosophila (766B) (Poster)
Description: This work focuses on determining the role of RNA processing in fat storage in fruit flies.
Author: Robert Gingras1, Bijal Kakrecha3, Nicole Chichearo3, Spencer Ng2, Justin DiAngelo1, Alexis Nagengast2 1) Dept Biol, Hofstra U, NY; 2) Dept Biochem, Widener U, PA; 3) Dept Biol, Widener U, PA.
Principal Investigator: Justin R. DiAngelo, PhD
Gary Iacobucci, senior, State University of New York at Buffalo
Title: Spatial and temporal analysis of axonal transport in primary neuronal cultures from Drosophila larvae (211 A) (Poster)
Description: Using neural tissue from Drosophila larvae, we have developed a system to record and understand changes in the patterns of both normal and perturbed transport of vital cargoes within the nerve over time.
Author: Gary Iacobucci, Noura Abdel Rahman, Aida Andrades Valtuea, Shermali Gunawardena
Principal Investigator: Shermali Gunawardena, PhD
Jihyun Irizarry, senior, California State University, Los Angeles
Title: FGF mutants exhibit pleiotropic ovariole phenotypes relating to loss of epithelial sheath (172A) (Poster)
Description: The main objective of this study has been to elucidate the roles of FGF signaling during Drosophila ovarian morphogenesis.
Author: Jihyun Irizarry1,2, Angelike Stathopoulos1 1) California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, CA; 2) CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Program, California State Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
Principal Investigator: Angelike M. Stathopoulos, PhD
Sierra K. Mosticone-Wangansteen, senior, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland,
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