Stacey Aggarwal (Howarth)
I am characterizing the role of central amygdala corticotropin releasing factor signaling and circuitry in conditioned fear.
Regulation of calcium channels by calcium sensors and their role in synaptic plasticity.
Phosphodiesterase Regulation of Myeloid Derived Suppressor Cell Function.
I am interested in examining the role of AKAPs in organizing protein kinase signaling during the cell cycle.
The effects of stress on molecular processes related to substance abuse.
I am investigating the role of ABHD6 in neurodegenerative disease.
Amanda Chung Zila
Genetic regulation of neural activity patterns underlying conditioned and unconditioned stimulus processing in the amygdala during aversive conditioning.
The role of endocytotic sorting in the regulation of synaptic transmission.
I am researching P38 dependent mechanisms underlying stress-induced translocation of the serotonin transporter SERT.
I am investigating mechanisms regulating growth and termination during fin regeneration.
Using optogenetic stimulation of specifc pathways in the reward circuit to identify mechanisms responsible for stress induced potentiation of reward.
AKAP-mediated regulation of intracellular signaling.
Molecular and biochemical characterization of G protein-coupled receptor complexes.
The role of secreted proteins in the regulation of inhibitory synapses on midbrain dopamine neurons.
I am investigating Wnt dependent ES cell fate determinations.
I am investigating misfolded protein inclusion dynamics in the nucleus.
I study Ubiquitination of RNA Polymerase I in yeast and mammalian cells models.
Drug interactions with a bacterial votage-gated sodium channel
Functional properties of GABA and dopamine neurons in Robo2 Midbrain Mutants
Differentiation of embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells into functional beta cells for the treatment of type 1 diabetes
Novel proteomic approaches to study GPCR-protein interactions
I am studying sumo modification and transcriptional regultion.
Structural biology of CRL ubiquitin ligases
The role of anchored PDE signaling on mitochondrial cAMP dynamics.
I study the role of connexins as regulators of developmental decisions in stem cells.