Current Students, 2014-2015 Academic Year

Current Students, 2014-2015 Academic Year

Fourth Year (Clinical Training)

A. Belshoff

Alex Belshoff, Ph.D. (Seventh Year)

CONGRATULATIONS, Alex!  Dr. Belshoff matched with Loyola University Medical Center Chicago's Urology Residency Program.

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Dissertation: "Probing the anti-cancer mechanism of selenite: a metabolic approach."

Mentor: Dr. Teresa Fan

Undergraduate Degree: BS Chemistry

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

A. Klarer

Alden Klarer, Ph.D. (Eighth Year)

CONGRATULATIONS, Alden! Dr. Klarer matched with the University of Louisville for a preliminary year in Internal Medicine and a four year Radiation Oncology residency!

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dissertation: "6-Phosphofructo-2-Kinase Inhibition Induces Autophagy as a Survival Mechanism"

Mentors: Dr. Steven Ellis and Dr. Sucheta Telang

Undergraduate Degree: BS Biology

University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

F. Rinaldo

Francesca Salipur, Ph.D. (Eighth Year)

CONGRATULATIONS, Francesca! Dr. Salipur matched into the Accelerated Surgeon Scientist track at Stanford University!

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dissertation: "Investigating the Mechanism of Action of XB05: A Novel Small Molecule with Anticancer Properties."

Mentor: Dr. Paula Bates

Undergraduate Degree: BA Pre-Med, Public Policy Studies

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

 

Third Year

(Clinical Training)

Huy Le, Ph.D. (Seventh Year)

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Dissertation: "Biophysical and Computational Investigation into G-Quadruplex Structural Polymorphism and Interaction with Small Molecules

Mentor: Dr. John Trent

Undergraduate Degree: BS Chemistry, minor Biology

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

M Zhang

Michael Zhang, Ph.D. (Sixth Year)

Physiology and Biophysics

Dissertation:"Inflammation-resolving Lipid Mediators Promote Revascularization to Enhance Wound Healing"

Mentors: Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar and Dr. Matthew Spite

Undergraduate Degree:BS Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, minor Global Studies

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Fifth Year (Third Year Research)

J Mezzanotte

Jessica Mezzanotte

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mentor: Dr. Geoff Clark

Undergraduate Degree: BA Biology, minor Chemistry and English

Fourth Year (Second Year Research)

H Clair

Heather Clair

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mentor: Dr. Matthew Cave

Graduate Degree: MS Animal Science, Biotechnology

Undergraduate Degree: BS Animal Science, Dairy Science

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Venkat R

Venkat Ramakrishnan

Physiology and Biophysics

Mentor: Dr. Nolan Boyd

Fulbright Research Fellow 2010-2011: University Hospital of Zurich - conducted urologic tissue engineering research.

Undergraduate Degree: BS Biology (Cellular Physiology)

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Third Year (First Year Research)

James Bradley

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mentor: To Be Determined

Undergraduate Degree: BS Biology and Chemistry, minor Mathematics

Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

P Campbell

Peter Campbell

Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology

Mentor: Dr. William Guido

Undergraduate Degree: BA Independent Study in Neuroscience

Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

R Spaulding

Robert Spaulding

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Mentor: Dr. Jason Chesney

Undergraduate Degree:BS Biology, minor Chemistry

Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, KY

Second Year (Pre-Clinical Training)

saforo

Douglas Saforo

Undergraduate Degree: BS Biology

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Steyn

Sanet Steyn

Graduate Degree: MS Biology

Undergraduate Degree: BA Biology and Chemistry, minor in Dance and Movement Studies

Emory University, Atlanta, GA

zhakarijoe

Joseph Zakhari

Graduate Degree: MA Medical Sciences

Boston University, Boston, MA

Undergraduate Degree: BS Biology, minor Chemistry

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

First Year (Pre-Clinical Training)

Samantha Morrissey

Undergraduate Degree: BA Biology, minor Chemistry

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Jordan Noe

Undergraduate Degree: BS Biology, minor Chemistry

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT