Current Students, 2014-2015 Academic Year

Current Students, 2014-2015 Academic Year

Fourth Year (Clinical Training)

 

A. Belshoff 

Alex Belshoff, Ph.D. (Seventh Year)

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)

Dissertation: "6-Phosphfructo-2-Kinase Inhibition Induces Autophary 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)

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)

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)

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