Category Archives: heart disease

Upstate PhD student wins Heart Association fellowship

Yaxin Liu, a third-year PhD student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship to support her research. Yaxin studies how mutations in an essential protein in mitochondria – organelles that power our … Continue reading

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Students take the stage for annual Ross Research Day

Ten Upstate students representing all four colleges present their research projects Wednesday at the annual Charles R. Ross Memorial Student Research Day in Weiskotten Hall. Each student is allotted 15 minutes for a presentation and questions. The event begins at … Continue reading

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Zebrafish research may hold clues to heart disease

Guangliang “Johnny” Wang, a graduate student in Upstate’s Cell and Developmental Biology department, helped identify an important gene in zebrafish. Because of that, he had his research published in the journal Development (for biomedical sciences students, it’s vitally important to … Continue reading

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