Coming to graduate school, I wanted the opportunity to continue exploring my research interests. GGSB was the perfect fit for me because of the flexibility it allows. With so many faculty to choose from across different departments, I feel completely free to engage with interdisciplinary research. Additionally, the UChicago community is so welcoming and supportive! I genuinely feel that everyone wants me to succeed.
Non-coding RNA (ncRNA) profiling can be used to identify parts of DNA that determine how cells in the eye develop. One such region, highlighted here in green in a developing mouse retina, directs cells to grow into rods; the red areas are for cones
The COVID-19 virus is made out of RNA. Decoding how it actually functions is key to slowing or stopping the virus's path around the world
Micrograph of laboratory-grown heart muscle cells. Fluorescent labeling shows mitochondria (red), cytoskeleton (green), and nuclei (blue).