Jason Shao is a fourth year undergraduate at Washington University in St. Louis, majoring in biochemistry and minoring in computer science. He joined the Bateman lab in spring of 2017 because of his interests in neuroscience and pathology. Shao is studying the kinetics of amyloid-beta (Aß) deposition and the turnover rate of insoluble Aß deposits in Alzheimer’s patients. He hopes to pursue an MD after graduating. In his free time, Shao enjoys soccer, tennis, teaching and spending time with friends.
Project Title: Insoluble Aß Kinetics in the Human Brain