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DanielleGulick

Danielle Gulick, PhD

Assistant Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • My research focuses on the neural mechanisms of schizophrenia (SCZ), a devastating disorder that afflicts approximately 1% of the population worldwide, with wide-reaching effects on caregivers, family, and friends of patients, as well as on the economy, with a focus on identifying potential targets for pharmacotherapy. In addition, I am interested in studying the mechanisms underlying the high rates of alcohol and drug abuse in patients with SCZ.
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KrishnaReddy

Krishna Reddy

Graduate Research Assistant, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • The general interest of our lab focuses on the process of palmitoylation, a post-translational lipid modification that plays an important role in stability and trafficking of several important proteins such as Ras, as well as other proteins responsible for a variety of human diseases. My research combines structural bioinformatics and molecular biology in order to understand the DHHC palmitoyltransferase family. In particular, I aim to elucidate the structural mechanisms and identify novel functional regions in this family of proteins.

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LeonidBreydo

Leonid Breydo, Ph.D.

Research Associate, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • misfolding and aggregation of intrinsically disordered proteins
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