About Me

Research Laboratory 

Parks Lab - Studying intracellular cholesterol trafficking and its role in cellular signaling and lipogenesis and the role of lipid metabolism in chronic disease pathogenesis

Education Program Involvement

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD
Program Research Interest: Signal transduction in cancer and inflammation, Nucleic acid metabolism in cancer and inflammation, Redox biology, Metabolic diseases such as diabetes and atherosclerosis

Molecular Genetics and Genomics PhD
Program Research Interest: Identification of genetic variants that contribute to complex disease, Gene-environment interactions, Epigenetics, Genetic epidemiology, Bioinformatics

Integrative Physiology and Pharmacology PhD 
Program Research Interest: Drug and Alcohol Abuse, Cardiovascular Physiology and Hypertension, Regenerative Medicine, Neuro- and Behavioral Pharmacology, Cancer Therapeutics Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism Lifespan Physiology. 

Molecular Medicine and Translational Science PhD
Program Research Interest: Analytical approaches to molecular and cellular synthesis, structure and function, Genetics and gene regulation, Cell communications, Organ systems, Pathophysiology