2011 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: Bio-X
Mentor: Irv Weissman, Professor of Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

Lily is a rising senior biology major from Danville, California. Her primary interest is the developing role of stem cells in providing clinical treatment for chronic diseases. This summer, Lily is working in the field of stem cell biology with a specific concentration in cardiac regeneration. In her free time, Lily enjoys traveling, learning new languages and spending time with family and friends.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 17, 2011:

The let-7 family of miRNAs and Cardiovascular Development

Lily Saadatsup1, Ingrid Ibarra2, Reza Ardehali3, Irv Weissman4
[Departments of Biology1, Stem Cell Biology2, Cardiovascular Medicine3, and Pathology4; Stanford University]