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Kumar Lab

Sanjay Kumar M.S., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Kumar's research focuses on the cellular mechanisms of neocortical function and plasticity. He also studies pathophysiological mechanisms underlying Temporal Lobe Epilepsy, the most common type of epilepsy in adults. Hear from the Kumar Lab, as they discuss their current work along with their goals for the future of their research. (2017, 6m:05s)

Horabin Lab

Jamila Horabin Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the director of a research lab which focuses on understanding the role of chromatin modifications, non-coding RNAs and the RNA silencing machinery on gene expression. The lab uses the Drosophila melanogaster model system. Hear from Dr. Horabin and an undergraduate student discuss their current work along with their goals for the future of their research. (2015, 4m:12s)

Ren Lab

Yi Ren Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the director of a research lab that studies the molecular cell biology of inflammation, especially macrophage function in CNS trauma and tumor progression. Hear from Dr. Ren and other members of the lab discuss their current work along with their goals for the future of their research. (2014, 4m:27s)

Kato Lab

Yoichi Kato, M.D., Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the director of a research lab that studies the role of Notch signaling pathway during development. Hear from Dr. Kato and Lab Technician Ryan Earwood discuss their current work using frog embryos along with their goals for the future of their research. (2014, 3m:45s)

Kaplan Lab

Daniel Kaplan Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the director of a research lab that studies DNA replication and genome maintenance. Hear from Dr. Kaplan and other members of the lab discuss their current work along with their goals for the future of their research. (2014, 2m:21s)