Rhonda D Kineman

    Email Address: kineman@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Endocrinology
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 6271 JBVAMC M/C Phone: 5696977
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Use of transgenic and knockout mouse models to study hormonal regulation of liver metabolism important in the progression and treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Basic knowledge in physiology; Enthusiasm and curiosity

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Adhere to discussed schedule, take notes, be attentive and proactive. You will be trained by post-doctoral fellows in the laboratory to help manage genetically engineered mouse colonies, perform whole body NMR for body composition analysis, provide/check special food and water, mouse blood sampling and tissue collection, PCR for mouse genotyping, western blot analysis of metabolic proteins, histo-immunologic techniques and analysis.

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