Headshot portrait of Mia Hutchinson - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
Supported by: Dean of Research
Mentor: Mary Teruel, Chemical & Systems Biology

Mia is experimenting with fluorescent proteins as a means of tracking biological processes in adipose cells. Specifically, she is engaging with digital microscopy in order to follow the process by which PPARG activates the change from stem cell to fat cell.

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

Frequency-Encoding of Fat Cell Differentiation

Mia Hutchinson1, Karen Tkach1, Wenting Yang1, Mary Teruel1
[Department of Chemical & Systems Biology1, Stanford University]