Amber Lockridge

Amber Lockridge

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Ph.D., Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota, 2020

B.S., Neuroscience, University of Minnsota, 2009

B.S., Biological Sciences, University of Chicago, 2004

Amber is doing her post doctoral training in the lab of John Allan Hanover, Ph.D., NIH.


Dissertation Title: Islet O-GlcNAcylation in the Context of Beta Cell Secretory Adaptation to Obesity.

Advisor: Emilyn Alejandro, Ph.D.

Date of Final Defense: June 5, 2020

Awards & Recognition

2020  Bacaner Research Award

2018  11th Annual Midwest Islet Club, Best Poster Award, 2nd Place

2019  Steer Family Award in Diabetes Research

2017  Visscher Young Investigator Competition, 1st Place

2017  Lifson-Johnson Memorial Award for excellence in physiology teaching

2017  Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation, Institutional Nomination

2015  Allan Hemingway Scholarship for excellence in academic performance