School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Priyanka Annam
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EducationBSc Biotechnology- St.Francis college for women - Hyderabad -IndiaMS Molecular Biotechnology - University of Sydney, Australia Joined the department: Fall 2012 Research interestThe role of SM22 in ER stress and...
Stephen Barr
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EducationB.S. Michigan State UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2015Research InterestRole of regulated chromosomal loss in Candida albicans in adaptive resistance to stressAdvisor: Dr. Robert Akins...
Dulmini Barupala
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EducationB. Sc. In Molecular Biology and BiochemistryUniversity of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Joined the department: August 2011 Research InterestsMy goal is to characterize the cysteine desulfurase complex (Nfs1-Isd11) in...
Viktoriia Bazylianska
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EducationM.S. in Biotechnology and BSc in Biology, Taras Schevchenko National University of Kiev, UkraineJoined the department: Fall 2015Research InterestsAcetylation of cytochrome c in cancerAdvisor: Dr. Maik Hutteman ...
Xiaoqing Guan
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EducationM.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wayne State University.Joined the department: Fall 2013Research interestCXCR5 PDZ-mediated interactions in leukemia/lymphomaAdvisorChunying Li, Ph.D. ...
Fatme Hachem
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EducationB.S in Biochemistry , University of Michigan-DearbornJoined the department: Fall 2013Research InterestThe role of FAM129B/MINERVA, a novel adherens junction-associated protein in suppressing apoptosis and promoting metastasis in breast cancerAdvsisor Dr....
Joshua Holcomb
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Education:B.S. in Biochemistry and Biomedical Science, Central Michigan UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2013Research Interests: Epigenetic modifiers, molecular cloning, protein X-ray crystallographyAdvisor:Dr. Zhe Yang...
Pallavi Joshi
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EducationM.S. University of Pune, IndiaJoined the department: Fall 2015Research Interests: Metal selectivity in 2IP family of metal selectivity.Advisor: Dr. Bharati Mitra ...
Bradley Keusch
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EducationB.S. Zoology - Michigan State 2008Joined department: Sept 2013Research interest: Studying the molecular basis of drug resistance in HIV and HCV utilizing in vitro and in silico methods.Advisor:Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Benjamin Kuiper
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EducationB.S. in BiochemistryCalvin College 2013Joined the department: Fall 2013Advisor:Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Andrew Kulek
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EducationWayne State University, B.S. Chemistry with Concentration in BiochemistryJoined the department: Fall 2014AdvisorDr. Karin PrzyklenkResearch InterestsExploring the role of pluripotency cellular reprogramming in the treatment of acute heart failure and...
April Kusowski
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EducationMajor: Biochemistry; B.A.; 2010Central Michigan UniversityJoined the department: 2010Research InterestsThe focus of my research is to characterize the structural and functional properties of the yeast mitochondrial ferredoxin, Yah1, in the...
Prasanna Medapureddy
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EducationM.S. Andhra University, IndiaJoined the department: Fall 2015Advisor: Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Olivia Olsen
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 EducationB.S. Michigan Technological UniversityJoined the Department: Fall 2014Advisor: Dr. Akins...
Mostafa Omeis
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Education:B.S. Biochemistry, University of Texas at AustinJoined the department: Fall 2014Research Interest:The role of chemokine receptor CXCR2 in EPC-mediated angiogenesis and cancer cell tumorigenesis and metastasis.Advisor:Dr. Chunyung Li...
Chandni Patel
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EducationB.S. in Biological Sciences, Wayne State University Joined the Department: Fall 2014Research InterestsThe role of CAD, a large multifunctional protein complex involved in pyrimidine biosynthesis AdvisorDr. David Evans ...
Tyler Peters
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B.S. Biology, University of Detroit Mercy, 2014Research interests: Investigating the role of methionine sulfoximine, a potent glutamine synthetase inhibitor, on enhancing survival in a mouse model of acute liver failure.Advisor:...
Rhonda Prince
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BS Biological Sciences, WSUJoined the department: Fall 2014Research Interests: ChemokinesAdvisor:Dr. Chuying Li...
Cameron Roberts
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EducationB.S. in Biochemistry, University of Detroit MercyJoined the department: Fall 2015Advisor: Dr. Bharati MitraResearch InterestsZup T Analysis...
Kristin Slater
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EducationB.S. Biology, with a Chemistry minor, Madonna UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2015Research InterestsCancer research, recurrent infections, autoimmune diseases, virology.Advisor: Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Nicholas Spellmon
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EducationB.S. in Biochemistry - Oakland UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2012Research InterestX-ray Crystallography, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry, Molecular CloningAdvisorDr. Zhe Yang ...
Lakshmi Thompil Somasekharan
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EducationM.S. Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, IndiaJoined the department: Fall 2015Research Interests: Role of FAM 129B on confluent cell linesAdvisor: Dr. David Evans...
Wen Xue
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EducationB.S. Bioengineering, University of XI'AN, ChinaJoined the department: Fall 2015Research InterestsMicroorganisim/cell outlineAdvisor: Dr. Zhe Yang...