Lucia Capano

Program: Molecular Cell Biology

Current advisor: Andrew Yoo, PhD

Undergraduate university: Brandeis University, 2011

Enrollment year: 2017

Research summary
Use directly converted neurons to study how aging contributes to tauopathies through the expression of tau

Graduate publications
Capano LS,, Sato C, Ficulle E, Yu A, Horie K, Kwon J-S, Burbach KF, Barthélemy NR, Fox SG, Karch CM, Bateman RJ, Houlden H, Morimoto RI, Holtzman DM, Duff KE, Yoo AS. 2022 Recapitulation of endogenous 4R tau expression and formation of insoluble tau in directly reprogrammed human neurons. Cell Stem Cell, 29(6):918-932.e8.

Church VA, Cates K, Capano L, Aryal S, Kim WK, Yoo AS. 2020 Generation of Human Neurons by microRNA-Mediated Direct Conversion of Dermal Fibroblasts. Methods Mol Biol, 2239():77-100.