2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: East Asian Studies
Supported by: anonymous donor
Mentor: Upi Singh, Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Emily Truong is investigating the destabilization domain approach adapted for regulated protein expression in the protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, the causative organism of dysentery and liver abscess and is prevalent in countries with poor sanitary conditions.

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

Constructing a Destabilization Domain Vector for Entamoeba invadens

Emily Truong1, Susmitha Suresh1, Upi Singh1
[Department of Infectious Diseases1, Stanford University]