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Kira Slepchenko

Kira Slepchenk at the Student Expo
Ph.D. Student
ARC 360

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Dr. Craig Nunemaker

Research

Six-transmebrain protein of prostate (STEAP4) is a metalloreductase involved in iron and copper metabolism. This protein is very sensitive to cytokines. I will be investigating its cellular localization and function during cytokine exposure in pancreatic islets.