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Samuel Zorn

Samuel Zorn

Samuel Zorn

M2 Student


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Biochemistry (ACS), Santa Clara University, 2015

Research Interests

Genetic and pharmacological control over cell death pathways in heart failure

Research Experience

University of Minnesota, 2017 - 2019
Advisor: Faquian Li, PhD
Project: Evaluating the suitability of paraffin-embedded and formalin-fixed (FFPE) clinical heart tissues for laser capture-based proteomics analysis. Using this platform to compare the nuclear proteomes of cardiomyocytes in Dilated and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.

University of Minnesota, 2015 - 2016
Advisor: Dan Garry, MD, PhD
Project: Propagation of traditional and 'naive state' hIPSCs harboring dystrophin mutations for cardiac differentiation and downstream use to study the cardiac manifestations of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

General Interests

Cooking and eating food, getting lost in new places, and camping