Students

Students

PhD Students

CLASS OF 2013STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT

Linda Omer
linda.omer@louisville.edu

BS in Biology -Chicago State University
MS in Molecular Biology- Chicago State University
MS in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics- University of Louisville

Dr. Nolan Boyd

CRISPR/Cas9 Correction of Homozygous Mutation in the Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor to Restore LDL Metabolism in Familial Hypercholesterolemia Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Hepatocyte-Like Cells

CLASS OF 2014STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
Josiah Hardesty

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

Stephanie Metcalf

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

CLASS OF 2015STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
Rumeysa Biyik-Sit

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

Potential role for a phosphoserine aminotransferase 1 and pyruvate kinase M2 (PSAT1:PKM2) functional interaction in lung cancer cells.
Avisek Majumder

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

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

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
emily.duderstadt@louisville.edu

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

 

Justin Kos

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

Robert Monsen
rcmons01@cardmail.louisville.edu

B.S., Biochemistry, Univ. of Southern Indiana, 2014

Dr. John Trent

Characterization of the hTERT Promoter Quadruplex

Jordan Noe

Jordan Noe
jordan.noe@louisville.edu

B.S., Biology, minor in Chemistry, 2013, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Dr. Bob Mitchell

The role of MIF in the metabolism of tumor-associated macrophages and the promotion of a pro-tumorigenic microenvironment.

CLASS OF 2017STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT
 

Natalia Bilchuk

B.S./M.S. Chemical Biology, 2010
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, NJ
Medical School, University of Louisville (present)

 

 

 

Jessica Cannon
B.S./M.S. Western Kentucky University, 2015
Bowling Green, KY

 

 

 

Mark DeLa Cerna

B.S/M.S. Chemistry, 2014
Ateneo de Manila Univ.
Quezon City, Philippines

 

 

 

William Gibson


B.S. Biology, Physics, 2011
Oregon State Univ.
Corvalis, OR

  
 

Velma Shang


B.S. Biochemistry, 2013
Kwame Nkrumah Univ. Sci & Tech.,
Kumasi, Ghana

M.S. Biotechnology, 2015
University of Warwick, United Kingdom

  
CLASS OF 2018STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT

Makayla Brady

B.S. Biochemistry, 2017
Bridgewater State Univ.
Bridgewater MA

  

Annalara Fischer

B.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology/ Music, 2016
Centre College
Danville, KY

Belinda Petri

B.S. Biology, 2018
Indiana Univ. Southeast
New Albany, IN

Muge Sak

B.S. Molecular Biology & Genetics, 2017
Middle East Technical University
Ankara Turkey

Alexis Vega
alexis.vega@louisville.edu

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

M.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics, Univ. of Louisville, 2018

MS Students

CLASS OF 2018STUDENTMENTORSPROJECT

Shannon Green

B.S. Biology (conc. in Chemistry) 2016
Alabama State Univ., Montgomery, AL

 

 

Kira Schulz

B.S. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2018
Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

 

 

Arnela Alomerovic


B.S. Biochemistry, 2017
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

 

Recent Graduates

2018
Catherine Cobb, Ph.D.
Kaitlyn Shields, Ph.D.
Jon Faughn, Ph.D.
Chris Nevitt, Ph.D.
Abbegail Bell, M.S.
Timothy Peikert, M.S.

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.