Oguro Lab

Current Members


Jitendra K. KanaujiyaJitendra K. Kanaujiya

Instructor (In Residence)
Department of Cell Biology
Contact
Phone: 860-679-2775
Email: kanaujiya@uchc.edu
Office: E5038

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Amy KimbleAmy Kimble

Research Assistant 2
Phone: 860-679-2775
Email: kimble@uchc.edu

 

 

 


Shontreal CooperShontreal Cooper

Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow
Phone: 860-679-7605
Email: shcooper@uchc.edu

I am a Third Year Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow investigating the relationship between 27-hydroxycholesterol levels and hematopoietic stem cell mobilization during normal pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Oguro lab.  Additionally, my research areas of interest include: vaginal infections, oral microbiome affects on preterm and term patients, role of preeclampsia in oral and gut microbiome; maternal weathering as a public health crisis, food insufficiency among women with gestational diabetes, and racial disparities among critical congenital heart disease.

 

 


Christine NkemehChristine Nkemeh

Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow
Phone: 860-214-2656
Email: nkemeh@uchc.edu

My research interests include:
Perinatal diseases including hypertension, anemia, heart disease and metabolic disorders. Psychosocial determinants of health related to pregnancy. Maternal and fetal racial/ethnic disparities in outcomes.

Ongoing projects:
Investigating the relationship between 27-hydroxycholesterol levels and hematopoietic stem cell mobilization during normal pregnancy and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Peripartum hypertension quality improvement initiative.


Saki MihoriSaki Mihori

Ph.D. Biomedical Science Rotation Student
Phone: 860-679-2775
Email: mihori@uchc.edu

I am a first year student in the Biomedical PhD Program. My previous lab experience was with Dr. Tanya Mayadas on autoimmunity, as a research assistant. I am currently rotating in the Oguro lab, focusing on the crosstalk between estrogen receptor signaling and inflammatory signaling in hematopoietic stem cells.