Quynh Chu-LaGraff Associate Professor, Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1996 Research Interests: My research focuses on using Drosophila as a model to understand the biological significance of Palmitoyl Protein Thioesterase 1 and 2 (Ppt1 and Ppt2) during neural development. The research has biomedical significance since defective human PPT1 leads to a fatal pediatric disorder called […]