Medical Scientist Training Program
2nd Year Graduate Student
4th Year MSTP
The genetic basis of cardiovascular disease
B.S. 2008, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Major: Biochemistry and Biological Sciences
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005-2008
Advisor: You Zhou, PhD
Project: Molecular and Biochemical Characterization of the Mouse Lines with Polymorphic Glucocorticoid Receptors
Zhou, Y. D. Xu, H. Chen, S. Zheng, M.K. Nielsen. 2007. Mice from lines selected for either high or low stress response exhibit marked differences in spatial learning and memory. The 37th Annual Meeting of Society for Neurosciences. Abstract #2007-A-116213-SfN, San Diego, Nov 6, 2007 (accepted for publication).
Zhou Y., S. Zheng, W. Sprout, J. McDonald, M. K. Nielsen. 2007. Additional evidence showing an additive effect of glucocorticoid receptor polymorphisms on anxiety-type behavior, stress response and body weight in a population of mice with low heat loss background. FASEB J.
Zhou, Y. D. Xu, H. Chen, S. Zheng, M.K. Nielsen. 2007. Mice from lines selected for either high or low stress response exhibit marked differences in spatial learning and memory (manuscript in preparation).
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