2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Dean of Research
Mentor: Michelle Monje, Neurology & Neurological Sciences

Alyssa Noll's research in Dr. Monje's lab focuses on the role of neurons in the pediatric high grade glioma microenvironment, specifically whether neuronal activity promotes tumor growth in vivo.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 27, 2014:

Neuronal Activity Promotes Pediatric High-Grade Glioma Growth In Vivo

Humsa Venkatesh1,2,3,4, Viola Caretti1,2,3,4, Tessa Johung1,2,3,4, Alyssa Noll1,2,3,4, Michelle Monje1,2,3,4
[Departments of Neurology1, Neurosurgery2, and Pediatrics3, and Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine4, Stanford University]