2013 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: undeclared
Supported by: Dean of Research
Mentor: Mary Teruel, Assistant Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology

Nicole Dalal is a rising sophomore who intends to major in human biology. As a member of the Teruel lab this summer, she is researching various factors involved in the mechanisms of adipogenesis and insulin resistance, which is critical to a better understanding and treatment of obesity. Nicole is fascinated by the application of science and research in clinical settings to improve health outcomes. Apart from research, she enjoys playing and watching sports and spending time with family and friends. In the future, Nicole plans to attend medical school.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 26, 2013:

Understanding the Functional Role of C/EBPβ in Insulin Resistant Adipocytes

Nicole Dalal1, Asuka Ota2, Mary N. Teruel2
[Departments of Human Biology1, and Chemical & Systems Biology2, Stanford University]