Molecular Medicine Graduate Program Students
Mentor: Erhard Bieberich, PhD
Research Interests: Finding protein binding partners to Ceramide (membrane lipid) and elaborate on the role of Ceramide in signaling pathways and their consequences such as Ceramide’s role in Ciliogenesis.
Mentor: Wen-Cheng Xiong, PhD
Research Interests: Role of VPS35 in diurnal thermoregulation, neuroinflammation, and endogenous Amyloid-Beta metabolism
Neuroscience Graduate Program Students
Mentor: Lin Mei, PhD
Research Interests: Thiri Lin is currently studying the role of ErbB4, a receptor tyrosine kinase in inhibitory interneurons using genetic approaches.
Mentor: Bo-shiun Chen, PhD,
Research Interests: Tong Luo is interested in the trafficking of GluN2C subunit of NMDA receptors. He is investigating the function of NMDA receptor in oligodendrocyte cells.
Mentor: Darrell W. Brann, PhD
Research Interests: studies the role, regulation and potential therapeutic targeting of NADPH oxidase in traumatic brain injury
Research Interests: Interested in the role of Dscam in neurodevelopment and behavior in zebrafish.
Graduate Advisor: Albert Pan, PhD
Research Interests: Role of neural and astrocyte derived estrogen in brain physiology and pathology.
Graduate Advisor: Darrell W. Brann, PhD, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine
Graduate Advisor: Quanguang Zhang, PhD
Research Interests: Investigating the molecules downstream of LRP4-MuSK signaling which is important for neuromuscular junction development.
Graduate Advisor: Lin Mei, PhD