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Curing Alzheimer’s: Searching for the Needle in the Haystack

Amit Singh:

Finding new targets of amyloid plaque mediated neurodegeneration using Drosophila eye model.

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Outcomes of this Research

Presentations 
  • Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, India – “The Role of Signaling in Alzheimer’s disease: A Silver Tsunami of 21st century”
  • Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Wright State University, Dayton, OH – “The role of signaling pathways in Alzheimer’s disease: A Silver Tsunami of 21st century”
  • Midwest Drosophila – “Understanding the role of Wg Signaling pathway in Amyloid-beta 42 (Aβ42) mediated neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease”
Manuscripts
  • Scientific Reports – “ A soy protein Lunasin can block amyloid-beta 42 mediated neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s Disease”
  • Drosophila Information Service, 100 - “An undergraduate cell Biology lab: Western Blotting to detect proteins from Drosophila eye”
  • Drosophila Information Service, 100 – “Real time quantitative PCR to demonstrate gene expression in an undergraduate lab”
  • PLOS One – “Characterization of a morphogenetic furrow specific Gal4 driver in the developing Drosophila eye”
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