Pathology Graduate Training Program
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Current Graduate Students

Name: Alicia Watson
Email: alw128@pitt.edu
Lab Phone: 412-624-4622
Mentor Name: Andrew Duncan, Ph.D

Undergraduate Education:
Undergraduate Degree: BS Molecular Genetics, minor in Chemistry.
Undergraduate Institution: State University of New York at FredoniaP> Research Project Information

Molecular mechanisms regulating hepatic polyploidy and aneuploidy and the role of polyploid and aneuploid hepatocytes in liver homeostasis and regeneration

Publications / Achievements

Publications

Abstracts:

Watson AR, Hsu S, Otero PA, Duncan AW. Molecular mechanisms that regulate polyploidy and aneuploidy in the mouse liver. McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Scientific Retreat, Nemacolin, PA. March 2013.

Gangloff SJ, Watson AR, Levensailor NJ, Buenten DR, SB Ferguson. Trimolecular fluorescence complementation analysis of protein-mRNA interaction: A novel approach for the visualization of grk mRNA and Sqd protein interaction within a developing Drosophila oocyte. SUNY Fredonia Student Creativity and Research Expo, Fredonia, NY. May 2012.

Gangloff SJ, Watson AR, Buenten DM, Ferguson SB. In Situ Real-time Visualization of Protein-mRNA Interactions: A novel approach for the visualization of grk mRNA and Sqd protein interaction within a developing Drosophila oocyte. SUNY Fredonia Student Creativity and Research Expo, Fredonia, NY. May 2011.

Presentations:

Watson AR, Gangloff SJ, Levensailor NJ, Buenten DM, Ferguson SB. Trimolecular Fluorescence Complementation Analysis of Sqd-grk Interactions in the Drosophila Oocyte. SUNY Fredonia Honors Thesis Lecture, Fredonia, NY. May 2012.

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