Current Students, 2016-2017 Academic Year

Current Students, 2016-2017 Academic Year


Venkat R

Venkat Ramakrishnan, Ph.D.

Sixth Year (Third/Fourth Year Clinical Training)

DepartmentPhysiology
Dissertation"Development of a Vascularized, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Liver-Tissue Mimic for Therapeutic Applications"
MentorDr. Nolan Boyd
Fulbright Research Fellow 2010-2011University Hospital of Zurich - conducted urologic tissue engineering research
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology (Cellular Physiology)
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

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Jessica Mezzanotte Sharpe

Seventh Year (Third Year Clinical Training)

DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
MentorDr. Geoffrey Clark
Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology, minor Chemistry and English
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

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Heather Clair

Sixth Year (Fourth Year Research)

Congratulations, Heather, on your F-30 Grant Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences! Project Title: Xenobiotic Receptors Modulate PCB-induced Steatohepatitis

DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
MentorDr. Matthew Cave
Graduate DegreeMS Animal Science, Biotechnology; University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Undergraduate DegreeBS Animal Science, Dairy Science
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

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Peter Campbell

Fifth Year (Third Year Research)

DepartmentAnatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
MentorDr. William Guido
Undergraduate DegreeBA Independent Study in Neuroscience
Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

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Douglas Saforo

Fourth Year (Second Year Research)

DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
MentorDr. Leah Siskind
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

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Sanet Steyn

Fourth Year (Second Year Research)

DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
MentorDr. Kenneth Palmer
Graduate DegreeMS Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology and Chemistry, minor in Dance and Movement Studies
Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Joseph Zakhari

Fourth Year (Second Year Research)

DepartmentPhysiology
MentorDr. Stuart K. Williams II
Graduate DegreeMA Medical Sciences
Boston University, Boston, MA
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, minor Chemistry
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Samantha Morrissey

Third Year (First Year Research)

DepartmentMicrobiology and Immunology
MentorDr. Jun Yan
Undergraduate DegreeBA Biology, minor Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Jordan Noe

Third Year (First Year Research)

DepartmentBiochemistry and Molecular Genetics
MentorDr. Robert Mitchell
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biology, minor Chemistry
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Desmond Stewart

Third Year (First Year Research)

DepartmentPharmacology and Toxicology
Undergraduate DegreeBS Biochemistry, minor Biology
Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA

Anne Geller

Second Year (Pre-Clinical Training)

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

George Wei

First Year (Pre-Clinical Training)

Undergraduate DegreeBA Chemistry
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ