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Research is to see what everybody else has seen,
and to think what nobody else has thought.
-Albert-Szent Györgi

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I am studying the role of the NF-1 gene product, neurofibromin, in the differentiation and survival of neurons and the role of PI3-kinase in this process. We use mouse embryonic stem cells for these studies.

Outside of the lab and classes, I enjoy doing volunteer work at U-M Hospital and St. Pius Church. Some of my other interests include genealogy, computing, boating, gardening, bicycling, and spending time with my grandchildren, Samantha and Kyle.