Headshot portrait of Robert Schiemann - Bio-X Undergraduate Fellow
2010 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biology, Computer Science
Supported by: The Rose Hills Foundation
Mentor: Joseph Lipsick, Professor of Pathology, Genetics, and of Biology

Robert Schiemann will be beginning his senior year in the fall. He is in the process of completing a major in biology and another in computer science. His research project this summer is focused on uncovering the role of the oncogene Myb and its role in spermatogenesis. To accomplish this, he is making use of both bioinformatics and genetics. Gene expression data about Myb is first computationally analyzed, and candidate genes discovered in the process are then tested with Drosophila genetics. He hopes that his research will help to further elucidate the role of Myb in chromatin remodeling and oncogenesis.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 25, 2010:

Generation and Testing of a Myb Regulatory Network in Drosophilia Spermatogenesis

Schiemann, Robert; Stalker, Heather; Lipsick, Joseph
[Biology, Computer Science, Genetics, Pathology; Stanford University]