Wendy Liu is a Ph.D. student in the department of Physiology & Neuroscience. She currently works on APOE4, the largest known genetic risk factor for late-onset sporadic Alzheimer’s disease, and its possible role in translational dysfunction using patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells. Wendy graduated in 2020 with a BA from Rutgers University majoring in Cell Biology & Neuroscience and a minor in Statistics. Her undergraduate research focused on the mRNA decapping enzyme DcpS and its role in impaired neurodevelopment leading to intellectual disability.
September 3, 2021