Ariel VanLeuven, PhD

Ariel VanLeuven, PhD

Ariel VanLeuven, PhD
Ariel VanLeuven, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

Russell Hall 163, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30602



PhD in Cellular Biology: University of Georgia, 2018

BS in Cellular Biology: University of Georgia, 2013

Honors / Awards / Achievements

Interdisciplinary Certificate in Teaching and Learning, University of Georgia, 2018

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Georgia, 2016

1st Place: UGA Cellular Biology 3-Minute Thesis Competition, 2016

Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Recipient, 2009

Selected Publications

VanLeuven, A.J., Park, S., Menke, D.B., and Lauderdale, J.D. “A polyacrylamide gelelectrophoresis (PAGE) screening approach for identifying CRISPR-Cas9 induced mutations in zebrafish.” 2018, BioTechniques, 64 (6): 275-278. doi: 10.2144/btn-2018-0012

O’Connor, M.J., Beebe, L.L., Deodato, D., Ball, R.E., Page, A.T., VanLeuven, A.J., Harris, K.T., Park, S., Lauderdale, J.D., and Dore, T.M. “Bypassing Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase 1 (GAD1) Induced Craniofacial Defects with a Photoactivatable Translation Blocker Morpholino.” 2019, ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 10 (1): 266-278. doi: 10.1021/acschemneuro.8b00231

Liu, Y., Dale, S., Ball, R.E., VanLeuven, A.J., Sornborger, A., Lauderdale, J.D., and Kner, P. “Imaging neural events in zebrafish larvae with linear structured illumination light sheetmicroscopy.” 2019, Neurophotonics, 6 (1): 015009. doi: 10.1117/1.NPh.6.1.015009

Educational Activities

Clinical Gross Anatomy

Developmental Biology

Clinical Genetics

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