Modeling the functions of the gene, DYRK1A, using Xenopus Tropicalis
Autism spectrum disorder has a strong genetic basis. My research contributes to understanding the functions of the genes that are highly associated with autism. Main techniques employed include cloning, CRIPSR-Cas9 system to introduce gene mutation, phenotypical analysis using immunofluorescence and in situ hybridization.
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- Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
- Mentor: Richard Harland, Molecular & Cell Biology