Sarah Koester

Program: Molecular Cell Biology

Current advisor: Joseph D. Dougherty, PhD

Undergraduate university: University of Southern Indiana, 2018

Enrollment year: 2020

Research summary
miRNA-mediated regulation of local translation in peripheral astrocyte processes.

Graduate publications
Koester SK, Dougherty JD. 2022 A Proposed Role for Interactions between Argonautes, miRISC, and RNA Binding Proteins in the Regulation of Local Translation in Neurons and Glia. J Neurosci, 42(16):3291-3301

Sapkota D, Kater MSJ, Sakers K, Nygaard KR, Liu Y, Koester SK, Fass SB, Lake AM, Khazanchi R, Khankan RR, Krawczyk MC, Smit AB, Maloney SE, Verheijen MHG, Zhang Y, Dougherty JD. 2022 Activity-dependent translation dynamically alters the proteome of the perisynaptic astrocyte process. Cell Rep, 41(3):111474. PMCID: PMC9624251