Shivani Aryal

Program: Neurosciences

Current advisor: Andrew Yoo, PhD

Undergraduate university: Wesleyan College, 2015

Enrollment year: 2017

Research summary
Understanding the genetics of neurodegenerative disease X-linked Dystonia Parkinsonism using patient derived directly reprogrammed neurons.

Graduate publications
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. PMCID:

Ouwenga R, Lake AM, Aryal S, Lagunas T Jr, Dougherty JD. 2019 The Differences in Local Translatome across Distinct Neuron Types Is Mediated by Both Baseline Cellular Differences and Post-transcriptional Mechanisms. eNeuro, 5(6):pii: ENEURO.0320-18.2018. PMCID: PMC6361723