Madhu Gupta

    Email Address: guptam@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Physiology and Biophysics
    Title: Research Associate Professor
    Office: Room 2051, COMRB Phone: 312-355 4937
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My lab is interested in identifying molecular mechanisms of heart failure. In particular we are looking at the transcription regulatory mechanisms and microRNAs involvement in heart failure induced by diabetes and by high blood pressure. We are also interested in the micrRNAs involvement in cardiac remodeling that occurs following birth.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    GPA: 3.0(minimum). Basic understanding of DNA, RNA, gene transcription. Prior experience of some lab work like gel electrophoresis is a plus.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Should be careful and have time management skills. Should know accurate pipeting.

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