Thomas R. Hougard

UMN MSTP student Thomas Hougard


Entering Class: 2020

University of Minnesota
Biochemistry major, Computer Science minor
B.S., 2017

Thomas is currently in the second year of Medical School training and is rotating through labs in preparation for selecting a thesis advisor.


For work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Hsu SY, Perusse D, Hougard T, Smanski MJ. Semisynthesis of the Neuroprotective Metabolite, Serofendic Acid. ACS Synth Biol. 2019 Oct 18;8(10):2397-2403. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.9b00261. Epub 2019 Sep 17. PMID: 31487457

Filippakis H, Belaid A, Siroky B, Wu C, Alesi N, Hougard T, Nijmeh J, Lam HC, Henske EP. Vps34-mediated macropinocytosis in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex 2-deficient cells supports tumorigenesis. Sci Rep. 2018 Sep 21;8(1):14161. PMCID: PMC6155086

Nima MK, Hougard T, Hossain ME, Kibria MG, Mohon AN, Johora FT, Rahman R, Haque R, Alam MS. Case Report: A Case of Plasmodium falciparum hrp2 and hrp3 Gene Mutation in Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Oct;97(4):1155-1158. PMCID: PMC5637591

Kennedy JC, Khabibullin D, Hougard T, Nijmeh J, Shi W, Henske EP. Loss of FLCN inhibits canonical WNT signaling via TFE3. Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Oct 1;28(19):3270-3281.