The objective of my research is to determine the genetic and epigenetic impacts on exercise response in Drosophila melanogaster.

Studying exercise in Drosophila is a relatively new field, and I am excited to work with innovative ideas that lead to translational research in exercise medicine in humans.

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Mentor: Nicole C. Riddle


Contact Information

Louis Patrick Watanabe, PhD Student
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1300 University Blvd. 
Department of Biology, CH105A
Birmingham, AL, 35294-1770
lwatanab@uab.edu