Past Arno F. Spatola Endowed Graduate Fellowship Awardees
Zhichao Lu, 2015 Department of Chemistry, Mentor - Professor G.B. Hammond
Shengzong Liang, 2014 Department of Chemistry, Mentor - Professor G.B. Hammond
Sebastien Lauhle, 2012 Department of Chemistry, Mentor - Professor Michael Nantz
Francesca Rinaldo-Salipur, 2011 Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Mentor - Professor Paula J. Bates
Jian Ting Wang, 2010 Department of Chemical Engineering, Mentor - Professor Kyung Kang
Enid Choi, 2007 Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Mentor - Professor Paula J. Bates
- Enid received a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from M.I.T. in 2002, and then worked at the Massachusetts General Hospital of Harvard University. In 2004, she was admitted to the M.D./Ph.D. Program at the University of Louisville, where she joined the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Her Ph.D. dissertation research, entitled Novel Tumor-Targeting Aptamers for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer, is directed by Dr. Paula Bates.
Bin Hong, 2005 Department of Speed School, Mentor - Professor Kyung A. Kang
D. Alan Kerr II, 2005 Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Mentor - Professor James L. Wittliff
- Alan received a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from the Johns Hopkins University prior to being awarded a Graduate Fellowship from the Integrated Programs in Biomedical Sciences to pursue the Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology with Dr. Jim Wittliff. Alan’s dissertation research, entitled Molecular Subtypes of Estrogen Receptor Positive Breast Cancers Predict Clinical Behavior, is focusing on both functional and regulatory mechanisms of gene and protein expression, and how these mechanisms are altered in the process of carcinogenesis.