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Raafay Syed Ali

MSc student – Cell & Systems Biology

Thesis title: “Plasma Membrane Recruitment Patterns of Glucose Transporters (GLUT) 1, 2, 3, and 5 in Response to Feeding in the Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Archilochus colubris.

B.S. (University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, ON, Canada)



Selected Publications

Gershman, A., Hauck, Q., Dick, M., Jamison, J. M., Tassia, M., Agirrezabala, X., Muhammad, S., Ali, R., Workman, R. E., Valle, M., et al. (2023). Genomic insights into metabolic flux in hummingbirds. Genome Res. gr.276779.122. Download
Ali, R. S., Dick, M. F., Muhammad, S., Sarver, D., Hou, L., G. William Wong and Welch, K. (2020). Glucose transporter expression and regulation following a fast in the ruby-throated hummingbird, Archilochus colubris. Journal of Experimental Biology 223, jeb229989. Download
Welch, K. C., Myrka, A. M., Ali, R. S. and Dick, M. F. (2018). The metabolic flexibility of hovering vertebrate nectarivores. Physiology 33, 127–137. Download