Brittany Duggan - Postdoctoral Fellow

Schertzer Lab

  1. Postbiotics for NOD2 require nonhematopoietic RIPK2 to improve blood glucose and metabolic inflammation in mice
  2. RIPK2 Dictates Insulin Responses to Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors in Obese Male Mice
  3. Gut microbiota impairs insulin clearance in obese mice
  4. Ripk2 dictates blood insulin and glucose responses to cancer drug and microbial xenobiotics

Sergio Raez-Villanueva - MSc Candidate

Holloway Lab

  1. Effects of dibenzothiophene, a sulfur‐containing heterocyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, and its alkylated congener, 2,4,7‐trimethyldibenzothiophene, on placental trophoblast cell function.
  2. The effects of a technical mixture of naphthenic acids on placental trophoblast cell function.
  3. Adverse effects of naphthenic acids on reproductive health: a focus on placental trophoblast cells. Reproductive Toxicology, 90: 126-133.
  4. Synthesis of α-methylstilbenes using an aqueous Wittig methodology and application toward the development of potent human aromatase inhibitors.
  5. Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol leads to Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress and Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Human BeWo Trophoblasts.

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