School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Students

Priyanka Annam
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Ph.D. Student
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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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M.S. Student
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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...
Viktoriia Bazylianska
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M.S. Student
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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 ...
Maysaa Doughan
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M.S. Student
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EducationB.S. University of MichiganJoined the department: Fall 2016Research InterestsInteraction between SMYD4 and WDR81 in the lysosome regulates mitophagyAdvisor: Dr. Zhe Yang...
Xiaoqing Guan
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Ph.D. Student
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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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Ph.D. Student
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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....
Stephanie Hayden
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M.S. Student
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EducationB.S. Sienna Heights UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2016Research InterestsSMYD5 regulates mitochondrial functional and structureAdvisor: Dr. Zhe Yang...
Joshua Holcomb
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Ph.D. Student
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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...
Vanessa Ibrahim
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M.S. Student
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EducationB.S. in Biological Science, Wayne State UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2016Research InterestsExosomes of Candida albicansAdvisor: Dr. Robert Akins...
Pallavi Joshi
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M.S. Student
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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 ...
Brandon Kozlowski
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M.S. Student
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EducationB.S. Western Michigan UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2016...
Benjamin Kuiper
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Ph.D. Student
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EducationB.S. in BiochemistryCalvin College 2013Joined the department: Fall 2013Advisor:Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
April Kusowski
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Ph.D. Student
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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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M.S. Student
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EducationM.S. Andhra University, IndiaJoined the department: Fall 2015Advisor: Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Shannon Moore
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M.S. Student
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Education B.S. University of Detroit Mercy Joined the department: Fall 2016 Research Interests:  Hpv correlation between specific subgroups of vaginal bacteria, bacterial vaginosis, and the progression of HPV infection...
Kendall Muzzarelli
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Ph.D. Student
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EducationB.S. Molecular Biology, B.A. Human Biology, University of MichiganJoined the department: Fall 2016Research Interests:Advisor: ...
Chandni Patel
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Ph.D. Student
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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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Ph.D. Student
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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:...
Cameron Roberts
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M.S. Student
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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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M.S. Student
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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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Ph.D. Student
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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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M.S. Student
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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...
Junmei Wan
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M.S. Student
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EducationAnhui Medical UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2016Research Interests: Indentification of Smyd5-target protein in MitochondriaAdvisor: Dr. Zhe Yang...
Jeffrey Washburn
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M.S. Student
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EducationB.S. Biology, Indiana UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2016Research Interests: Certain fungal infections and STD's have a positive correlation with high-risk HPV development into cervical cancer.Advisor: Dr. Robert Akins...
Wen Xue
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M.S. Student
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EducationB.S. Bioengineering, University of XI'AN, ChinaJoined the department: Fall 2015Research InterestsMicroorganisim/cell outlineAdvisor: Dr. Zhe Yang...
Yingxue Zhang
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M.S. Student
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EducationSouthern Medical UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2016Research Interests: SMYD5 subcellular localization and traslocation.Advisor: Dr. Zhe Yang...