Eleven students receive graduate degrees in pharmacology & toxicology at December 15 commencement

Eleven students receive graduate degrees in pharmacology & toxicology at December 15 commencement

Eleven students (see table below with student, degree, faculty mentor, and thesis/dissertation title) received their graduate degrees in pharmacology and toxicology at the December 15, 2017 commencement ceremony.  Among the student graduates was Tuo Shao, the first graduate of the Wenzhou Medical University Partnership.  The number of student graduates of the pharmacology and toxicology graduate program now exceeds 300.                                                                                       

J. Caleb Greenwell

Ph.D    

Jessie Roman, M.D.

 

Age-related host factors regulate lung cancer progression

Marcus W. Stepp

Ph.D.

David W. Hein, Ph.D.

 

Role of human arylamine N-acetyltransferase 1 in tumorigenesis and cancer biology

Lauren G. Poole-Hardy

Ph.D.

Gavin E. Arteel, Ph.D.

 

Novel insight into the liver-lung axis in alcohol-enhanced acute lung injury

Zimple D Kurlawala

Ph.D.

Levi J. Beverly, Ph.D.

 

UBQLN1: A multi-domain protein with multiple functions

Tuo Shao

Ph.D.

Wenke Feng, Ph.D.

 

The role of HIF-1α in intestinal epithelial barrier function in alcoholic liver disease

Laila Al-Eryani

Ph.D.

J. Christopher States, Ph.D.

 

miRNA expression changes in arsenic-induced skin cancer in vitro and in vivo  

J. Mason Hoffman

M.S.

J. Christopher States, Ph.D.

 

Targeting the major regulator of mitosis 

Ashley M. Mudd

M.S.

Ramesh C. Gupta, Ph.D.

 

Prevention and treatment of familial adenomatous polyposis and colorectal cancer by bilberry-derived anthocyanidins

Divya Karukonda

M.S.

Ramesh C. Gupta, Ph.D.

 

Advances in tumor-targeted therapy using nanomedicine

Rachel M. Speer

M.S.

John P. Wise, Sr., Ph.D.

 

The comparative cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of hexavalent chromium in humans and sea turtles

Tess V. Dupre

Ph.D.

Leah J. Siskind, Ph.D.

 

Sphingolipids in models of kidney injury and disease