ALEX  BRAY
     Entered Theme: Fall 2012 (thru MSTP)

    Thesis Advisor: Scott Ballinger, PhD (Dept of Pathology)

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st buckels   ASHIYA  BUCKELS
     Spelman College (BS, Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2011

     Thesis Advisor:
Stuart Frank, MD (SOM-Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)


    
Rotations:
1-Dell'Italia,   2-Frank,   3-S Aller

Committee Formed:

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AUBREY CARRUTHERS
   University of Florida (BS, Biology)
   Entered Theme: Summer 2013

   Thesis Advisor: Karina Yoon, PhD (Pharm/Tox)

   Rotations: 1-K Yoon, 2-S Ballinger, 3-van Waardenburg
   Committee Formed:

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st cha   HA-RAM  CHA
     Kyung-Hee University, South Korea (BS, Genetic Engineering)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2010

     Thesis Advisor: Selvarangan Ponnazhagan, PhD (Dept of Pathology)

    
Rotations: 1-Ponnazhagan,   2-E Benveniste
Committee Formed: March 2012
Entered Candidacy: Fall 2013

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JIA  CUI
     Peking University, China (BM, Basic Medical Science)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2013

     Thesis Advisor: William Placzek, PhD (Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics)

     Rotations: 1-W Placzek, 2-R Davis, 3-W Placzek
     Committee Formed:

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st cuya   SELMA  CUYA
      Mt Saint Mary's College (BS, Biology & Spanish)
      California State-Los Angeles (MS, Biology)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2011

   Thesis Advisor: Robert van Waardenburg, PhD (Pharm/Tox)

Rotations: 1-van Waardenburg,   2-Bjornsti,   3-van Waardenburg
Committee Formed: Spring 2013

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ZACH  DOBBIN
  Georgetown (BS)
  Entered Theme: Fall 2010 (thru MSTP)

Thesis Advisor: Charles Landen, MD (SOM-OB/GYN)

Rotations: 1-Bamman,   2-Peter King,   3-Danny Welch,   4-Landen
Committee Form: March 2012
Entered Candidacy: Summer 2013

Publications:
Smoothened Antagonists Reverse Taxane Resistance in Ovarian Cancer. Steg AD, Katre AA, Bevis KS, Ziebarth A, Dobbin ZC, Shah MM, Alvarez RD, Landen CN Jr. Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22553355.

Stem cell pathways contribute to clinical chemoresistance in ovarian cancer. Steg AD, Bevis KS, Katre AA, Ziebarth A, Dobbin ZC, Alvarez RD, Zhang K, Conner M, Landen CN. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Feb 1;18(3):869-81. Epub 2011 Dec 5. PMID: 22142828.

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st dowell  ALEX  DOWELL
     Univ of Washington (BS, Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2010

  Thesis Advisor: Ralph Sanderson, PhD (Molecular & Cellular Pathology)

Rotations: 1-D Welch,   2-Zayzafoon,   3-Clines
Committee Formed: May 2012
Entered Candidacy: Fall 2013

Publications:
Ubiquitous Brms1 expression is critical for mammary carcinoma metastasis suppression via promotion of apoptosis. Cook LM, Cao X, Dowell AE, Debies MT, Edmonds MD, Beck BH, Kesterson RA, Desmond RA, Frost AR, Hurst DR, Welch DR. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2012 Jan 13. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22241150.

Inhibition of angiopoietin-2 in LuCaP 23.1 prostate cancer tumors decreases tumor growth and viability. Morrissey C, Dowell A, Koreckij TD, Nguyen H, Lakely B, Fanslow WC, True LD, Corey E, Vessella RL. Prostate. 2010 Dec 1;70(16):1799-808. PMID: 20583134.

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st feduska   JOSEPH  FEDUSKA
      Univ of Notre Dame (BA, Psychology)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2009

  Thesis Advisor: Karina Yoon, PhD (Pharm/Tox)


Rotations: 1-C Klug,   2-R Serra,   3-Yoon
Committee Formed: July 2011
Entered Candidacy: Summer 2012

Publications:
BMC Cancer. 2013 May 28;13(1):261. [Epub ahead of print] N-glycosylation of ICAM-2 is required for ICAM-2-mediated complete suppression of metastatic potential of SK-N-AS neuroblastoma cells.
Feduska JM, Garcia PL, Brennan SB, Bu S, Council LN, Yoon KJ.

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st feeley  KYLE  FEELEY
     Worcester Polytech Institute (BS, Biology/Biotech)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2009
      Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Awardee

  Thesis Advisor: Scott Ballinger, PhD (Dept of Pathology)

Rotations: 1-R Lopez,   2-Chow & Broker,   3-D Welch,   4-Ballinger
Committee Formed: November 2011
Entered Candidacy: Summer 2012

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 IMG 0216   JOSHUA  FRIED
      Univ of Georgia (BS, Biochemistry)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2012
      Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Awardee

  Thesis Advisor: Bo Xu, MD, PhD (SOM/Southern Research Inst)


Rotations: 1-G Clines,   2-Y-P Li,   3-A Frost
Committee Formed:

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IMG 0140  ABHISHEK  GANGRADE
     Univ of South Florida (BS, Biology)
     Univ of Florida (MS, Molecular Medicine)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2012

  Thesis Advisor: Donald Buchsbaum, PhD (Radiation Oncology)

Rotations: 1-Randall Davis,   2-U Manne,   3-Ponnazhagan
                 4-P Datta,   5-D Buchsbaum
Committee Formed:

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IMG 0345  KAYLA  GOLIWAS
      Florida State (BS, Biological Sciences)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2012

  Thesis Advisor: Andra Frost, MD (Dept of Anatomic Pathology)


Rotations: 1-Shevde-Samant,   2-Yang Yang,   3-Frost
Committee Formed:

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IMG 0103  CHRIS  GRAHAM
     Middle Tennessee State (BS, Genetics)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2012

  Thesis Advisor: Kevin Roth, MD, PhD (Dept of Pathology)

 

Rotations: 1-Roth,   2-Shevde-Samant,   3-R Samant
Committee Formed:

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ANN  HANNA
   Lipscomb Univ (BS, Biology)
   Entered Theme: Fall 2013

Thesis Advisor:

Rotations: 1-C Landen, 2-R Davis, 3-L Shevde-Samant

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st jackson  JOSHUA  JACKSON
     Tennessee Tech (BS, Chemical Engineering)
     Auburn Univ (MChE, Chemical Engineering)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2011

  Thesis Advisors:
     James Markert, MD (SOM-Neurosurgery)
     Kevin Cassady, MD (SOM-Pediatrics, Neurobiology)

Rotations: 1-Pasche,   2-Eddy Yang,   3-Cassady & Markert
Committee Formed: March 2013

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IMG_0222  WILLIAM  JACKSON
     Birmingham-Southern College (BS, Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2012

  Thesis Advisor: Lalita Shevde-Samant, PhD (Molecular & Cellular Pathology)



Rotations: 1-Landen,   2-Willey,   3-Shevde-Samant
Committee Formed:

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st jiminez  HUGO  JIMENEZ
      Benedictine Univ (BS, Biology)
      Rush Univ (MS, Clinical Lab Science)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2011

  Thesis Advisor: Boris Pasche, MD (SOM-Hematology & Oncology)

Rotations: 1-N Yusuf,   2-Landen,   3-Pasche
Committee Formed: Spring 2013

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st khattar  VINAYAK  KHATTAR
     DR D.Y. Patil Univ, India (MTech, Biotechnology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2009

  Thesis Advisor: Jaideep Thottassery, PhD (Dept of Pathology)


Rotations: 1-Roth,   2-D Schneider,   3-Thottassery
Committee Formed: March 2011
Entered Candidacy: Summer 2013

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KELLY  KREITZBURG
   Univ of North Carolina-Asheville (BS, Biology)
   Entered Theme: Summer 2013
   Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Awardee

Thesis Advisor:

Rotations: 1-Shevde-Samant, 2-K Yoon, 3-Ponnazhagan, 4-Benveniste

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JASON  LEGRAND
   Bob Jones Univ (BS)
   Entered Theme: Fall 2011 (thru MSTP)

Thesis Advisor: Christopher Klug, PhD (Dept of Microbiology)

Rotations: 1-Curiel,   2-D Welch,   3-Klug
Committee Formed: March 2012

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st lewis  MONICA  LEWIS
     Alabama State Univ (BS, Chemistry)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2010
     Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Awardee

  Thesis Advisor: Doug Hurst, PhD (Dept of Pathology)

Rotations: 1-Ponnazhagan,   2-R Sanderson,   3-G Clines
                 4-X Feng,   5-Hurst
Committee Formed: December 2011
Entered Candidacy:

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MMcConnell   MATTHEW  McCONNELL
      Univ of Kentucky (BS, Agricultural Biotech)
      Univ of Kentucky (MS, Pharmaceutical Science)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2010

  Thesis Advisor: Yi-Ping Li, PhD (Dept of Pathology)

Rotations: 1-N Yusuf,   2-Y Chen,   3-Y-P Li
Committee Formed: July 2012
Entered Candidacy: Spring 2013

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st onuiri  JOSHUA  ONUIRI
     Missouri Southern State Univ (BS, Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2009
     Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Awardee

  Thesis Advisor: Mary-Ann Bjornsti PhD (Pharm/Tox)

Rotations: 1-Roth,   2-Bjornsti,   3-J-B Peng
Committee Formed: May 2012
Entered Candidacy: Spring 2013

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MARK  PHILLIPS
   East Tennessee State Univ (BS, Biology)
   Entered Theme: Summer 2013

Thesis Advisor:

Rotations: 1-S Sudarshan, 2-P Buckhaults
Committee Formed:

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IMG_0414   HAWLEY  PRUITT
      Univ of Pittsburgh (BS, Biology)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2012

  Thesis Advisor: Rajeev Samant, PhD (Dept of Molecular & Cellular Pathology)

 

Rotations: 1-Peter King,   2-Xu Feng,   3-Samant
Committee Formed:

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st rohn  KATIE  JO  ROHN
     Univ of Wisconsin-Whitewater (BS, Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2010

  Thesis Advisor: Charles Falany, PhD (Pharm/Tox)


Rotations: 1-Sontheimer,   2-Falany,   3-Landen
Committee Formed: April 2012
Entered Candidacy: Spring 2013

Publications:
With-No-Lysine Kinase 3 (WNK3) Stimulates Glioma Invasion By Regulating Cell Volume. Haas BR, Cuddapah VA, Watkins S, Rohn KJ, Dy TE, Sontheimer H. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2011 Aug 3. PMID: 21813709.

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st schafer  CARA  SCHAFER
     Worcester Polytech Institute (BS, Biology & Biotech)
     Georgetown Univ (MS, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2011

  Thesis Advisor: Jessy Deshane, PhD (SOM-Pulmonary/Allergy/Critical Care)

Rotations: 1-Deshane,   2-Yang Yang,   3-S Aller
Committee Formed: Spring 2013

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JENNIFER  STANLEY
  Purdue Univ (BS)
  Entered Theme: Fall 2011 (thru MSTP)

Thesis Advisor: Shih-Hsin (Eddy) Yang, MD (SOM-Radiation Oncology)

Rotations: 1-R Sanderson,   2-Willey,   3-Yang
Committee Formed: Summer 2012
Entered Candidacy: Summer 2013

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st stewart   MARK  STEWART
     Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville (BS, Biological Sciences)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2009

  Thesis Advisor: Ralph Sanderson, PhD (Dept of Pathology)


Rotations: 1-D Welch,   2-Serra,   3-Tollefsbol,   4-Sanderson
Committee Formed: November 2011
Entered Candidacy: Fall 2012

Publications:
Hurst D.R., Xie Y., Thomas J.W., Liu J., Edmonds M.D., Stewart M.D., Welch D.R. (2013) The C-Terminal Putative Nuclear Localization Sequence of BReast cancer Metastasis Suppressor1, BRMS1, is Necessary for Metastasis Suppression. PloS ONE 8(2): e55966. PMC3563580.

Ramani, V.C., Purushothaman, A., Stewart, M.D., Thompson, C.A., Vlodavsky, I., Au, J.L.-S. and Sanderson, R.D. (2013), The heparanase/syndecan-1 axis in cancer: mechanisms and therapeis. FEBS Journal, 280:2294-2306. PMC3651779.

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st tibbs   ZACH  TIBBS
      Millikin Univ (BS, Biology, Pre-Med)
      Entered Theme: Fall 2011

  Thesis Advisor: Charles Falany, PhD (Pharm/Tox)


Rotations: 1-Falany,   2-S Aller,   3-J Patterson (Chemistry)
Committee Formed: Spring 2013

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ANH  TRAN
   Vietnam National Univ-Hanoi (BS, Biology)
   Entered Theme: Fall 2013

Thesis Advisor: Anita Hjelmeland, PhD (CDIB)

Rotations: 1-Yi-Ping Li, 2-A Hjelmeland, 3-A Hjelmeland
Committee Formed:

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TRUNG  VU
   Univ of Science-Ho Chi Minh (BS, Biology)
   Entered Theme: Fall 2013

Thesis Advisor: Pran Datta, PhD (Hematology/Oncology)

Rotations: 1-L Samant, 2-Pran Datta, 3-Pran Datta
Committee Formed:

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st wielgos   MONICA  WIELGOS
     Univ of Illinois-Urbana (BS, Molecular & Cellular Biology)
     Entered Theme: Fall 2011

  Thesis Advisor: Shih-Hsin (Eddy) Yang, MD (SOM-Radiation Oncology)


Rotations: 1-Bjornsti,   2-Yang,   3-U Manne
Committee Formed: Fall 2012
Entered Candidacy:

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