EXROP Projects: Leslie A. Leinwand

Leslie A. Leinwand

Summary

Leslie Leinwand's research focuses on how cardiac and skeletal muscle adapt to stimuli, particularly the pathways involved in heart enlargement in response to exercise and disease. Using the issue of human health and disease, her HHMI project includes an interdisciplinary science course and a laboratory research program for undergraduates, a mentor training program, and a lecture series open to the public and workshops for high school teachers.

Scientific Disciplines: Cell Biology, Genetics
Organisms: Human, Mouse
Summer Lab Size: 24
Program Dates: June 2-August 8, 2015 (Dates for 2016 should be similar)

The Burmese Python as a model of beneficial cardiac adaptarion

No project description available.

Please visit Dr. Leinwand's HHMI scientist page for more information about current research.

Scientist Profile

HHMI Professor
University of Colorado, Boulder
Cell Biology, Genetics