2014 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology
Supported by: VPUE/UAR and Bio-X
Mentor: Alan Cheng, Otolaryngology

Nina Myers's research in Dr. Cheng’s lab focuses on manipulating the canonical Wnt pathway in transgenic mice to understand the pathway’s role in cochlear development, with the future therapeutic goal of hair cell regeneration.

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

Beta-Catenin Stabilization Promotes Proliferation, Migration, and Fate Change of Cochlear Axin2+ Cells

Nina Myers1, Sara Billings1, Elvis Huarcaya Najarro1, Alan G. Cheng1
[Department of Otolaryngology1, Stanford University]