2016 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Paul Khavari, Dermatology

Skin diseases ranging from eczema to skin cancer affect millions of Americans each year.  Using a variety of groundbreaking techniques in the Khavari lab, Katie will focus on identifying new biomolecules, termed noncoding RNAs, that control many aspects of skin development and differentiation.  

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 24, 2016:

Characterizing C/D Box Small Nucleolar RNA Interactions with GTPases in Keratinocyte Differentiation

Katie Gu1, Eon Rios1, Paul Khavari1
[Department of Epithelial Biology1, Stanford University]