Kacey L. Guenther

UMN MSTP student Kacey Guenther

Email: guent051@umn.edu

Entering Class: 2018

Education:
University of Minnesota
Genetics, Cell Biology and Development major, Communication Studies minor
B.S., 2015

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee 2018-2020

Thesis Advisors: Jakub Tolar, M.D., Ph.D. and Anja Bielinsky, Ph.D.

Thesis Research

Mechanisms of DNA repair in chronic wound healing and dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.

Publications (pubmed)

Work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Guenther KL, Cheruku PS, Cash A, Smith RH, Alvarado LJ, Burkett S, Townsley DM, Winkler T, Larochelle A. Eltrombopag promotes DNA repair in human hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Exp Hematol. 2019 May;73:1-6.e6. PMCID: PMC6526067

Herrera J, Beisang DJ, Peterson M, Forster C, Gilbertsen A, Benyumov A, Smith K, Korenczuk CE, Barocas VH, Guenther K, Hite R, Zhang L, Henke CA, Pitterman PB. Dicer1 deficiency in the idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis fibroblastic focus promotes fibrosis by suppressing microRNA biogenesis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug; 15;198(4):486-496. PMCID: PMC6118029

Tseng YY, Moriarity BS, Gong W, Akiyama R, Tiwari A, Kawakami H, Ronning P, Reuland B, Guenther K, Beadnell TC, Essig J, Otto GM, O'Sullivan MG, Largaespada DA, Schwertfeger KL, Marahrens Y, Kawakami Y, Bagchi A. PVT1 dependence in cancer with MYC copy-number increase. Nature. 2014 Aug;512(7512):82-6. PMCID: PMC4767149


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