Suman Setty

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    College: Medicine Department: Pathology
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: MC 847, 840 S . Wood St Phone: 3129963878
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My research interests include the study of diabetic kidney disease and metabolic syndrome in transplant kidney subjects. I also work with tissue cultures of human kidney in an effort to create a cell culture model for use in these studies. I have many paraffin embedded tissue based projects which involve histologic evaluation of kidney transplant biopsies and image analysis using computer software for semiquantitative analysis of cytoplasmic, nuclear and fibrosis collagen staining.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 3

    Qualifications of a Student:
    I prefer individuals who will spend at least a semester working with me. An understanding of the use of software programs is preferred.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    I usually work with the student and create a project suitable to their interests and keeping in mind their timetable. For instance do they prefer histology based or cell culture based work.

    NOTE: This researcher is currently not accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research Experience program.

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