Dr. Sarah Powers

Assistant Professor, Biology

Expertise:
Immunology/Hematopoiesis/Cell Cycle Regulation

Credentials:
2004 B.S., University of Chicago, 2004
2011 Ph.D, University of Chicago, 2011

Celebration of Scholarship:
Cyclin D3 Mutations and the Effects on Eukaryotic Cells
Undergraduate Student Project in Math & Science
Doherty Center for Aviation and Health Research

Conservation of the GAPC Gene Sequence Across Plant Species
Undergraduate Student Project in Math & Science

Presentations:
Powers S., Kimble-Hill A., Kaatz A., Pando J., & Harms, D. (2017, November). STEM: Discussing diversity in the sciences. Panel discussion hosted by the Departments of Chemistry and Physics and The Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences at Lewis University, Romeoville, IL.

Smith, L. & Powers, S.E. (2014, November). Cyclin D3 in human cancers. Poster presentation at 43rd Annual Autumn Immunology Conference, Chicago, IL.

Publications:
Miller, M. L., Mashayekhi, M., Chen, L., Zhou, P., Liu, X., Michelotti, M., Tramontini, Gunn N., Powers, S., Zhu, X., Evaristo, C., Alegre, M. L., & Molinero, L. L. (2014) Basal NF-kB controls IL-7 responsiveness of quiescent naïve T cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 7397-7402.

Service:
Frank, N., Girdler, B., Nordstrom, E., & Powers, S.E. (2015, February). myCHOICE: STEM teaching at a liberal arts college: What it’s really like. Panelist-led seminar at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

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