Allison Kao

MSTP in PhD Training

Program: Molecular Genetics and Genomics

Current advisor: Aaron DiAntonio, MD, PhD

Undergraduate university: Harvard University, 2020

Enrollment year: 2021

Research summary

In the DiAntonio and Mitra labs, I am interested in applying functional genomics to understand organelle-level dysfunction in neurodegenerative disease. My research project right now aims to elucidate the upstream and downstream roles of mitochondrial dysfunction in injured axons.

Graduate publications