2013 Summer Focus Student Profiles

Jordan Banks

Metro Academic and Classical High School

Determining the effects of the transcription factor CarD on transcription initiation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Funded by: BALSA

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Sarah Maciorowski

Cor Jesu Academy

Horizontal gene transfer (HGT) of antibiotic resistance genes in the human gut.

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Benjamin Steger

Webster Groves High School

Using MicroRNA's and transcription factors in order to directly reprogram human fibroblasts into glutamatergic neurons.

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Katie Hufker

Lindbergh High School

Alpha Beth Hydrolase Domain Protein 13 as a Regulator of Neuronal Protein Lipidation

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Eric Lee

Francis Howell High School

Enhancing Capture of Gut Microbes Using Enrichment Culturing Techniques.

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