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 Marine Biomedicine and Environmental Sciences | Alumni | Emily Allen
Emily Allen

Mentor: Dr Demetri Spyropoulos

Year Graduated: 2013

University/Degrees: BS College of Charleston, Honors

Thesis: Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia Breviceps) Progenitor Cells Undergo  Adipogenic Differentiation Under Low Oxygen Tension  Unlike Terrestrial Mammalian Progenitors

Emily M. Allen1, Annalaura Mancia, Danforth A. Newton, John E. Baatz, Demetri D. Spyropoulos. Generation and utility of hepatocyte-like cells from pygmy sperm whale (Kogia breviceps) induced pluripotent stem cells. Poster presented at: MBES Student Research Open House (SROH) July 16th, 2010, Fort Johnson, SC.

Allen, Emily1, Black, Karen1, L. Sautter2. 2010. Bathymetric analysis of submarine canyons to assess morphological variations and their possible origins. Poster presented at: 2010 Academy of Sciences Meeting, Charleston, SC.

Allen, Emily1, L. Sautter2. Seasonal Morphologic Variations in Globerigina bulloides Observed from Sediment Trap Samples Collected in the Equatorial Atlantic off the NW Coast of Africa. Poster presented at: 2010 Ocean Sciences Meeting; 2010 February 22-26; Portland, OR.

Honors & Awards

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellow 2010

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Assistanceship 2011

Trainee in Oceans and Human Health Program 2010