The following 8 pre-doctoral trainees are currently supported by the METP:

 

Name: Jamal Bryant
Undergraduate Institution: Florida State University
Preceptor Laboratory: Ray Blind
Project Title: Effect of Liver Epigenetic Modifications on Endocrine Signaling

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Name: Matthew Cottam
Undergraduate Institution: Wake Forest
Preceptor Laboratory: Alyssa Hasty
Project Title: Effect of T Cells on Glucose Tolerance
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Name: Slavina Goleva
Undergraduate Institution: University of Kentucky
Preceptor Laboratory: David Sweatt
Project Title: Role of Epigenetic Changes in Memory Deficits Associated with High Fat Feeding 
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Name: Sarah Milian
Undergraduate Institution: University of Kentucky
Preceptor Laboratory: David Jacobson
Project Title: Modulation of Islet Hormone Secretion and Intracellular Ca2+ Homeostasis by the Two-Pore Domain K+ Channel, TALK-1

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Name: Andrea Perreault
Undergraduate Institution: High Point University
Preceptor Laboratory: Bryan Venters
Project Title: Epo-Stimulated Epigenome Dynamics in Erythroid Cells
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Name: Corey Seacrist
Undergraduate Institution: College of Charleston
Preceptor Laboratory: Ray Blind
Project Title: Exploring the Signaling Network of Inositol Polyphosphate Multikinase
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Name: Kayla Shumate
Undergraduate Institution: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Preceptor Laboratory: Ron Emeson
Project Title: Physiological Roles of CAPS1 RNA Editing

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Name: Shannon Townsend
Undergraduate Institution: Amherst College
Preceptor Laboratory: Maureen Gannon
Project Title: Characterization of Signaling Pathways through which Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) Promotes Pancreatic Beta Cell Function