Laurie Kara

TitleResearch Services Coordinator
InstitutionUniversity of California San Francisco
DepartmentVice Chanc Research
Address3333 California Street
San Francisco CA 94118
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    Florida Atlantic UniversityBachelor of Science2005Biology
    Stanford Center for Professional DevelopmentCertificate2013Project Managment Fundamentals

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    Laurie joined UCSF in June 2015 as an Associate Research Services Coordinator and is now a Research Services Coordinator for RMS, serving the Department of Medicine. Laurie has a B.S. in Biology with emphasis on physiology and cell & molecular biology. She brings with her a diverse background in research and administration. Prior to UCSF, Laurie spent nine years performing research in the academic, non-profit and commercial sectors of science and biotech. She has worked within the fields of cancer, neurobiology, drug discovery, device development and as a bonus, marine biology and ecology in the SF Bay. In her spare time she hones her baking and preserving skills, is an avid cyclist and takes long walks into the wilderness to relax and reconnect with nature.

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    1. Milton SL, Dirk LJ, Kara LF, Prentice HM. Adenosine modulates ERK1/2, PI3K/Akt, and p38MAPK activation in the brain of the anoxia-tolerant turtle Trachemys scripta. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2008 Aug; 28(8):1469-77. PMID: 18506199.
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    2. Milton SL, Nayak G, Kesaraju S, Kara L, Prentice HM. Suppression of reactive oxygen species production enhances neuronal survival in vitro and in vivo in the anoxia-tolerant turtle Trachemys scripta. J Neurochem. 2007 May; 101(4):993-1001. PMID: 17326763.
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