Current Students—Adeseye Adekeye

Adeseye Adekeye

MSIV
adekeyea@upstate.edu

Department: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Advisor: B. Knox, PhD

Research Interests

I study mechanisms regulating cell death in retinal degenerative diseases in Dr. Barry Knox's lab. I use animal models and mammalian cell lines to investigate how specific genes may contribute to the fate of retinal cells, specifically photoreceptor cells, in retinal degeneration.

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Hans Kim

Dr. Arthur Kornberg (a Nobel prize winner in medicine in 1959) once said, "basic research is the lifeline of medicine." And if I could extend his comment, I would add, "and publication is the lifeline of medical research." I think publishing one's work serves two important roles. The first is to communicate your work to the larger scientific community, and the second is to serve as a landmark for the completion of one aspect of your work, thus providing direction for the future scientific work. As a future physician scientist here at Upstate, I have numerous opportunities to get involved in activities and trainings to improve our skills needed for publications.

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