Faculty mentor: Aylin Rodan
Under the supervision of Dr. Rodan, a senior nephrologist at the University of Utah specializing in renal disorders and hypertension, I will use multiple genotypes of D. Melanogaster including genomic mutant and RNAi strains to analyze the effects of a salty diet on aging. In addition, I will consider the possibility of rescuing high salt sensitivity with mutations to a regulator in G-protein signaling, Loco.
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