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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Carol A. Casey

Location: Omaha, NE
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $223,380
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The goal of my current work is to examine how ethanol exposure results in impaired function of the Golgi apparatus. The Golgi apparatus (also called the Golgi body or Golgi complex) packages proteins into membrane bound vesicles inside the cell before the vesicles are sent to their destination. As such, this organelle resides at the intersection of the secretory, lysosomal, and endocytic pathways; it is known to be of particular importance in processing proteins for secretion. Previous work from...

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