Current Students, 2020-2021


 

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Peter Campbell, Ph.D.

Medical School Year 4

Congratulations, Peter, on your F-30 Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Eye Institute!

Project Title: "Formation and Maturation of Projections Between Thalamic Reticular Nucleus and Dorsal Lateral Geniculate Nucleus"

Graduate DepartmentAnatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Dissertation Title"Development, form and function of intrathalamic circuits"
Ph.D. MentorDr. William Guido
Undergraduate DegreeBA Independent Study in Neuroscience, 2006
Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

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Douglas Saforo, Ph.D.

Medical School Year 4

Graduate DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Dissertation Title"Characterizing the role of extracellular matrix in non-small cell lung carcinoma metastasis using a 3D microenvironment mimetic in-vitro culture system"
Ph.D. MentorDr. Leah Siskind and Dr. Levi Beverly
Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology, 2013
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Desmond Harrell-Stewart

Medical School Year 3

Graduate DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Dissertation Title"A Novel Role for RASSF1A in the Regulation of Ras Activation"
Ph.D. MentorDr. Geoffrey Clark
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biochemistry, minor in Biology, 2014
Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

Samantha Morrissey

Medical School Year 3

Graduate DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
Dissertation Title"Tumor-derived Exosomes Drive Immunosuppressive Macrophages in a Pre-metastic Niche through NF-kB dependent Glycolytic Metabolic Reprogramming"
Ph.D. MentorDr. Jun Yan
Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology, minor in Chemistry, 2013
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Jordan Noe

Graduate School Year 5

Congratulations, Jordan, on your F-30 Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute!

Project Title: "The role of MIF in mitochondrial metabolism and M2-TAM polarization."

Graduate DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Ph.D. MentorDr. Robert A. Mitchell
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, minor in Chemistry, 2013
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Anne Geller

Graduate School Year 4

Graduate DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Jun Yan
Intramural Research Fellowship

National Institutes of Health, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 2014-2015

Graduate DegreeMS Biomedical Science, 2014
Tufts University, Medford, MA
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biomedical Science in Engineering, minor in Engineering Entrepreneurship, 2013
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

George Wei

Graduate School Year 3

Graduate DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Ph.D. MentorsDr. Michal Hetman and Dr. Scott Whittemore
Undergraduate DegreeBA Chemistry, 2014
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Mark Kravitz

Graduate School Year 2

Graduate DepartmentAnatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Bart G. Borghuis
Undergraduate DegreeBS Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology, 2017
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Evan Tracy

Graduate School Year 2

Congratulations, Evan, on receiving the 2018 International Federation for Adipose Therapeutics and Science Award for Best Poster presented at the 16th Annual IFATS meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada in December 2018!

Project Title: "3D Bioprinting the Cardiac Purkinje System Using Human Adipogenic Mesenchymal Stem Cell Derived Purkinje Cells"

Graduate DepartmentPhysiology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Amanda Jo LeBlanc
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, 2015
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

Dana Oakes

Graduate School Year 1

Graduate DepartmentAnatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Aaron W. McGee
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology and Neuroscience, with minor in Medical Sociology, 2018
Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN


Cassandra Woolley

Graduate School Year 1

Graduate DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
Ph.D. MentorDr. Thomas C. Mitchell
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, 2018
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Daniel Nguyen

Medical School Year 2

Undergraduate DegreeBS Applied Exercise Science, 2017
University of New England, Biddeford, ME

  

Ezekiel Ayo Bello

Medical School Year 1

Intramural Research Fellowships

National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 2017-2019

Undergraduate DegreeBS Molecular Cellular Biology, with minor in Chemistry, 2017
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL

Eric G. Engelbrecht

Medical School Year 1

Undergraduate DegreeBA Molecular Biology, 2014
Kenyon College, Gambier,OH

Kara R. Gouwens

Medical School Year 1

Undergraduate DegreeBS Molecular Biology, 2018
Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN