2013 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Human Biology
Supported by: Dean of Research and VPUE
Mentor: Alexander Urban, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (Psychopharmacology), and of Genetics

Rebekah is a rising junior majoring in human biology and pursuing a minor in creative writing. She enjoys playing Catchphrase and picking up words from other languages. This summer she is studying the effects of genetic variation on brain development in the context of the complex neurogenetic disorder schizophrenia.

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

Copy Number Variation in Lymphoblastoid Cell Line Samples: A Blood vs. LCL Comparison

Rebekah Oragwu2, Xiaowei Zhu1, Alexander Urban1
[Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences1 and Human Biology2, Stanford University]