Molecular regulation of skeletal muscle stem cell quiescence and activation
Project Description

Adult muscle stem cells reside in the quiescent state for a prolonged period of time and are essential for muscle repair upon muscle damage. The goal of this project is to elucidate the molecular regulation of muscle stem cell quiescence and activation.

Supervisor
CHEUNG Tom
Quota
2
Course type
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

The applicant will be expected to work with animal model (mouse) and perform various molecular and cell biology techniques in the laboratory.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

Through journal discussion and active participation in the laboratory, the applicant will learn how to design and perform experiments appropriately. The applicant will be expected to have an improvement on skills such as critical thinking upon completion of this project.

Complexity of the project
Moderate