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One of the great challenges of our time is to understand how the most complex tissue in the universe, the human brain, can arise from a single cell, the fertilized... read more

Ksenia Tonyushkina is studying development of thyrotropes in the pituitary gland under various conditions modeling prenatal environmental stressors. Defective... read more

I joined the Karlstrom Lab in June of 2015 after completing the required graduate laboratory rotations. In 2010, I obtained my BS in Biology at Worcester State... read more

Rubi Tanimura is an undergraduate in the Karlstrom lab working on her honors thesis research project. Using a new transgenic tool developed by the lab, the Tet-ON... read more

Mary McKitrick

Mary McKitrick is examining the the molecular and cellular basis of embryonic induction and patterning within the hypothalamic-pituitary (HP) axis,... read more