BRANDON GUIDA, PHD

Research Associate 

Molecular & Cellular Biology Team Lead

biomicrogen@email.arizona.edu

My research is focused on the identification and characterization of molecular phenotypes associated with bioinformatically-identified CP-associated genes. I am extremely interested in mutations identified in genes involved in cytoskeletal modulation and regulation such as those in the RHO pathway. Using high-resolution microscopy as well as live cell imaging techniques we probe cytoskeletal dynamics in different genetic contexts in both cell lines and in patient-derived iPSC-neurons in an attempt to understand the pathology associated with distinct mutations, with a focus on common mechanisms that alter neurodevelopment.

 

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