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Hello everyone!  So last post I was trying to find out if the receptor GPR109a was present in the retina of the eye. Luckily it was present in the endothelium cells!  My next step is to perform immunocytochemistry. In this procedure, primary antibodies target the peptide of interest, then a secondary antibody binds to the primary.

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This summer I will be interning at Georgia Health Science University in Augusta, Georgia.  My program started May 21, and since then I’ve been doing a lot of reading and observing.  The goal of my research team is to develop new therapeutic targets in treatment and prevention of diabetic retinopathy.  Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetic

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Today marked my first full week of working as a research assistant in the Yale Positive Emotion and Psychopathology (YPEP) Laboratory, and I’ve learned so much! My tasks this week have introduced me to how organized and well oiled a high-level research facility must be in order to run efficiently. These tasks have included inputting

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