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Xavier Horton


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Contact Information
Email: xhorton@aggies.ncat.edu

North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina 27411
Senior Undergraduate Student
Major: Biology




Presentations and Publications

Presentations
Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) 2015
November 2015
Presented: Total Synthesis of mNeptune2: Toward the Development of Infrared Florescent Proteins Using an Expanded Genetic Code

73rd Annual Joint Annual NIS and Beta Kappa Chi conference
March 2016
Presented: Total Synthesis of the Far-red Fluorescent Protein, mNeptune2

Summer Research Internship Program (UVa)
August 2016
Presented: Examining the Genetic Architecture of Wing Development During Regeneration


Research


My current research interests include:
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Protein Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Neurology
  • Psychology

Research Projects
  • Total Synthesis of mNeptune2--Newman Lab; NCATSU
  • Examining the Genetic Architecture of Wing Development During Regeneration--Halme Lab; UVa



Research Advisors


Robert Newman, Ph.D




Current Developments

  • I will be participating in the Annual Biomedical Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Tampa, Florida, November 9-12, 2016


Total Synthesis of mNeptune2: Toward the Development of Infrared Florescent Proteins Using an Expanded Genetic Code