Kayla Chase

    Email Address: kchase1@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Psychiatry
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 1601 W Taylor St. STE: 232 Phone: 7089214743
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    We are a molecular biology laboratory examining the epigenetic underpinnings of Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.
    Our techniques include: Animal research; Clinical data collection and development of statistical databases in SPSS; Statistical analysis of preliminary data; Lymphocyte and other nucleated blood cell extraction and culture from patient blood samples; DNA and mRNA isolation; Plasmid construction and transfection; Cell Culture of Primary Cortical Neurons and primary human lymphocytes; Conducting real-time PCR and Western blot analysis.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 7

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Applicant, please have the following qualifications:
    Honors college student
    At least junior standing
    Minimum GPA of 3.0

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