Michael Galko, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Principal Investigator
Galko is interested in all aspects of how organisms respond to tissue damage.
Seol Hee Im
Im is interested in various aspects of tissue damage-induced nociceptive sensitization including the mechanism(s) of Hedgehog-induced sensitization.
2001 B.S. in Biology, Department of Biology: College of Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
2003 M.S. in Biology, Department of Biology: College of Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
2010 Ph.D. in Developmental Biology Program: Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
Roger Lopez-Bellido, Ph.D.
Lopez-Bellido is interested in how different noxious stimuli (thermal, mechanical, and chemical) induce distinct nociceptive responses in Drosophila larvae.
2002 D.D.S. Odontology, Universidad Nacianl Mayor de San Marcos, Peru
2006 M.S. Pharmacology, Universidad Nacianl Mayor de San Marcos, Peru
2008 M.S. Neuroscience, University of Salamanca, Spain
2012 Ph.D. Neuroscience, University of Salamanca, Spain
Graduate Research Assistants
Program Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine Developmental Biology
Chang-Ru is interested in various aspects of larval epidermal wound closure including how VEGF signaling controls this process.
2006 B.S. in Life Sciences: Nat'l Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
2008 M.S. in Biopharmaceutical Sciences: Nat'l Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
2012-Present Ph.D. student in Biopharmaceutical Sciences: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Senior Research Associate:
Yan is interested in the curious phenomenon of wound-induced epidermal cell-cell fusion.
M.S.: University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA
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