Our Lovely

Undergraduate Mentees

Lauren Cao

  • Mentor: Kat Wilson
  • Project: Investigating vessel growth in the brain after stroke
  • Skills: Staining, imaging, and analysis of brain sections

Ethan Ho

  • Mentor: Yining Liu
  • Project: Macrophage response to M1/M2 activation in 3D porous scaffolds
  • Skills: Microfluidics, rheology, in vitro cell study, staining and imaging

Rachel Irengo

  • Mentor: Kevin Erning
  • Project: Behavioral studies of animal stroke models
  • Skills: Stroke surgeries, sectioning, staining, imaging, and analysis

Neica Joseph

  • Mentor: Kat Wilson
  • Project: Investigating tomato lectin for vessel imaging and quantification
  • Skills: Stroke surgeries, sectioning, staining, imaging, and analysis

Ethan Nicklow

  • Mentor: Alex Anderson
  • Project: Developing methods for studying diffusion properties of pro-angiogenic MAP scaffolds
  • Skills: Microfluidics, polymer modifications, cell culture, imaging, and analysis

Lauren Onweller

  • Mentor: Kat Wilson
  • Project: Investigating SDF-1 on neural progenitor cell migration in MAP
  • Skills: Cell culture, staining, imaging, ELISA, R statistical computing

Grace Wei

  • Mentor: Kat Wilson
  • Project: Investigating co-culture of neural progenitor cells and endothelial cells in MAP
  • Skills: RT-PCR, cell culture, imaging, and analysis

Lucy Zhang

  • Mentor: Shangjing Xin, PhD
  • Project: Role of endogenous signals for stroke repair
  • Skills: Microfluidics, staining, imaging, analysis, Image J programming