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Laura J. Blair, PhD

Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Assistant Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

Academic Email : lblair@health.usf.edu

Phone : (813) 396-0639

Office : ALZ, 545

Mailing address : 4001 E Fletcher Ave ALZ 545
Tampa, FL 33620

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Education

  • PhD, Medical Sciences, University Of South Florida, Tampa, United States - 2014.
  • MS, Medical Sciences, University of South Florida, USA - 2013.
  • BA, Chemistry, USF, USA - 2009.

Selected Publications

Positions Held

  • Postdoctoral Scholar (Molecular Medicine, MCOM, University of South Florida 2014 - 2016)
  • Graduate Research Assistant (Molecular Medicine, MCOM, University of South Florida 2009 - 2014)
  • Research Technician (Molecular Medicine, MCOM, University of South Florida 2008 - 2009)
  • Undergraduate Research (Chemistry, University of South Florida 2006 - 2008)

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Neuroscience.

Memberships

  • Society for Neuroscience (Memeber, 2014 - Present)
  • Society for Neuroscience (Student Member, 2009 - 2014)

Lectures

  • "Controlling Tau Aggregate Structure and Toxicity with a Twist" University of Texas Medical Branch. TX, United States - 2017.
  • "Targeting of Chaperone Activity for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease" Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. Canada - 2016.
  • "FKBP5 expression alters learning and memory" Society for Neuroscience. CA, United States - 2016.
  • "Epigenetic regulation of FKBP5 expression in aging and disease" Society for Neuroscience. DC, United States - 2014.
  • "FKBP51 as a drug target for tauopathies" USF Molecular Medicine Department: Retreat. FL, United States - 2014.
  • "FKBP51 Age-Dependently Affects Cellular Processing of Tau by Hsp90" Society for Neuroscience. LA, United States - 2012.
  • "In Vivo Administration of Heat Shock Protein 27 Variants; Implications for Tauopathies" Society for Neuroscience. IL, United States - 2009.

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