Students

Students

PhD Students

CLASS OF 2013STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
fodah defense

Catherine Cobbcacobb03@cardmail.louisville.edu

B.S., Chem/Biol,

Middle Tennessee State Univ., 2011

Dr. Ron Gregg

Dr. Steve Ellis

Characterization of the Novel LRIT1 and LRIT2 Knockout Mouse Lines.

Examination of SoftChalk Efficacy As A Self-Directed Online Learning Modality in Undergraduate Medical Education        

  Jon FaughnDrs. Christine Schaner-Tooley & Ron Gregg 
 

Linda Omer

Dr. Nolan Boyd 
 

Kaitlyn Shields
kmwend01@louisville.edu
B.S., Biology

Missouri Southern State Univ. 2013
Dr. Alan Cheng

Investigating the Impact of NRMT1 Cancer Mutants on Catalytic Specificity and the DNA Damage Response

CLASS OF 2014STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
 

Josiah Hardesty
josiah.hardesty@louisville.edu
B.S., Biology,
University of Kentucky., 2013

Drs. Matt Cave & Russell Prough

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) promote fatty liver disease through inhibition of epidermal growth factor signaling

 

Anwesha Laha

Dr. Ron Gregg 
 

Stephanie Metcalf
sametc03@louisville.edu
B.A., Chemistry
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), 2014

Dr. Brian Clem

Investigation of Phosphoserine Aminotransferase 1 and its Role in Breast Cancer Metastasis and Endocrine Resistance

 

Chris Nevitt
cdnevi01@louisville.edu
B.S., Chemistry

Univ. of Louisville, 2013
Drs. Christine Schaner-Tooley & Carolyn Klinge

Distinct Functions of N-terminal Acetylation and Methylation on Myosin Regulatory Light Chain 9

CLASS OF 2015STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT

Rumeysa Biyik-Sit
r0biyi01@louisville.edu
B.S. (2007), M.S. (2009), Mol Biol and Genetics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey,
M.S., Mol,Cell,Dev.Biol., The Ohio State Univ. (OH), 2012

Dr. Brian Clem

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) promote fatty liver disease through inhibition of epidermal growth factor signaling
 

Avisek Majumder
B.S., Biotechnology,  Vidyasagar University, 2008
M.S., Genetic Eng., West Bengal Univ of Technology, 2010

Dr. Suresh TyagiMechanism of Skeletal Muscle Myopathy in Hyperhomocysteinemia
 

Lindsey Reynolds
lcreyn04@louisville.edu
B.S., Biochemistry

Indiana University Southeast, 2014
Dr. Brian Clem

Regulation of Glucose Metabolism by the Rb Pathway

CLASS OF 2016STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
 

Timothy Audam
tnauda01@cardmail.louisville.edu
BSc, Microbiology, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria, 2012
M.S. Biochem/Mol. Biol.,

East Tennessee State University, TN, 2016

Dr. Steve Jones

Mechanisms of cell therapy-mediated remodeling of the failing heart.
 

Emily Duderstadt
emily.duderstadt@louisville.edu

B.S., Biochem/Mol. Biol., Wittenberg Univ. (OH), 2016
Dr. David Samuelson

 

 

Justin Kos
justin.kos@louisville.edu
B.S., Biology, Saint Louis Univ., 2012
M.S., Cell Mol Biol, Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis, 2015

Dr. Corey Watson

Genetic and Epigenetic Variation in Mouse Antibody Repertoire Development

 

Robert Monsen
rcmons01@cardmail.louisville.edu
B.S., Biochemistry

Univ. of Southern Indiana, 2014
Dr. John Trent

Characterization of the hTERT Promoter Quadruplex

CLASS OF 2017STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
 

Natalia Bilchuk

 

 

 

Benjamin Cannon

 

 

 

Mark Dela Cerna

 

 

 

William Gibson

  
 

Blake Lynch

  
 

Velma Shang

  

MS Students

CLASS OF 2017STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
 

Abbegail (Abbey) Bell
bellabbey@yahoo.com
B.S., Biochemistry,
Calvin College, MI, 2016

Lab-based MS

Determination of General Heart Health Using Flow Cytometry
 

Timothy Peikert

Lab-based MS

 
 

Paxton Schowe

Course-based MS 
 

Alexis Vega
alexis.vega@louisville.edu

B.S. Biotechnology, Florida Gulf Coast University, FL, 2014

Thesis-based MS

Dr. Brian Clem
In vitro study of PKM2 activation using PSAT1

Recent Graduates

2017
Heather Clair, (M.D.)- Ph.D.
Penn Mulughnwi, Ph.D.

2016
Adjoa Boakye, Ph.D.
Shubha Ghosh-Dastidar, Ph.D.
Rihab Hamed-Berair, Ph.D.
Sasha Kareparembil, Ph.D.
Peter Kilfoil, Ph.D.
Erik Korte, Ph.D.
Sujita Khanal, Ph.D.
Melissa Metzler, Ph.D.
Jessica Mezzanotte, M.D., Ph.D.
James Bradley, M.S.
Ryan Sheehan, M.S.

2015
Tim Barnoud, Ph.D.
Nick Nelson, Ph.D.
Lee Schmidt, Ph.D.
Patrick VanHoose, Ph.D.
Bathri Vajravelu, Ph.D.
Sabbi Choudhury, M.S.
Michael Eisenhut, M.S.
Jamaal Richie, M.S.
Dhruv Subramanian, M.S.

2014
Lindsey Becker, Ph.D.
Jennifer Sanders, Ph.D.
Damien Wilburn, Ph.D.
Huy Le, M.D., Ph.D.
Rachel G’Sell, M.S.
Elizabeth Hudson, M.S.
Miriam Reynolds, M.S.
William Tucker, M.S.
Jennifer Clark, M.S.

2013
Aaron DenDekker, Ph.D.
Thomas Ray, Ph.D.
Lacy Litchfield, Ph.D.
Adrianna Henson, M.D., Ph.D.
Alden Klarer, M.D.,Ph.D.
Francesca Rinaldo, M.D., Ph.D.