Tag: Andrea Waltrip

  • Localization of Transgenes for Drosophila Models of Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1

    By Andrea Waltrip and Noah Smith Faculty mentor: Dr. Ginny Morriss Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1, DM1, is a multi-systemic disorder that results from expansion of CTG repeats in the DMPK gene in humans. Drosophila melanogaster has been established as a model organism for the study DM1, by the construct of multiple transgenic DM1 lines containing different numbers of CTG…