School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Students

Omar M Ahsan
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M.S. Student
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(313) 577-0419
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Education:B.Sc. University of Karachi, Pakistan M.Sc. University of Karachi, PakistanJoined the department: August 2013Research Interest: Role of epigenetic modifications on phenotypic resistance of Candida albicans to fluconazole.Advisor:Robert Akins...
Leala Aljehane
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M.S. Student
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Education: B.S. King Abdul Aziz Univeristy, Saudi Arabia Joined the department: Fall 2014...
Priyanka Annam
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313) 577-5028
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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...
Dulmini Barupala
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313) 577-0186
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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...
Stephen Dzul
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313)577-0186
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EducationBSE in Chemical Engineering from University of MichiganJoined the department: August 2014Research interestInherited Metabolic DisordersAdvisorDr. Timothy Stemmler...
Russell DíSouza
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Ph.D. Student
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My lab has been interested in the study of the mitochondrial F1 subunits. In specific we are interested in the assembly of the alpha and beta subunits which...
Xiaoqing Guan
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313) 577-1293
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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
Phone
313-577-1016
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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....
Kristi Hemstreet
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M.S. Student
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B.S. in Biochemistry, University of Michigan, Dearborn, MIJoined the Department: Fall 2010 Research Interests: Expression and purification of protein transcription factors used to convert skin cells into induced pluripotent stem...
Claire Higginbottom
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M.S. Student
Phone
(313) 577-0419
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Education2012 Michigan Technological University  - B.A. Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMinor in MicrobiologyJoined department Fall 2012.Research InterestIn vitro analysis of bacterial interactions contributing to recurrence of and recovery from bacterial vaginosisAdvisor:R....
Joshua Holcomb
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313)-577-1294
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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...
Yuning Hou
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313) 577-1293
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EducationM.S. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Wayne State UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2012Research interestThe role of endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) in myocardial infarction ...
Bradley Keusch
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313) 577-0296
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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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Ph.D. Student
Phone
313-577-0296
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EducationB.S. in BiochemistryCalvin College 2013Joined the department: Fall 2013Advisor:Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Andrew Kulek
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
313-577-2682
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EducationWayne State University, B.S. Chemistry with Concentration in BiochemistryJoined the department: Fall 2014AdvisorDr. Jianjun Wang as advisorResearch InterestsExploring the role of pluripotency cellular reprogramming in the treatment of acute heart...
April Kusowski
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Graduate Research Assistant
Phone
(313) 577-0186
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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...
Gargi Mahapatra
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
313-577-5219
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EducationUniversity of CalcuttaJoined the department: Fall 2010Research InterestCell Biology, Molecular Biology, Bioenergetics, Signaling pathways.AdvisorDr. Maik Huttemann...
Cathy Mcleod
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M.S. Student
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Bachelor of Science in BiologyUniversity of Detroit MercyJoined the Department: 2014Research Interest: Drug design...
Chelsea Myers
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M.S. Student
Phone
313-577-0419
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EducationBachelors of Science in Biology, University of MichiganJoined the department: Fall 2013Research Interest: Oral MicrobesAdvisor:Dr. Robert Akins...
Tohid Najafi
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M.S. Student
Phone
313-577-6178
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Physical Therapy, MSc, Tabriz University, Iran. Clinical Embryology, MSc, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran. Joined the department: Fall 2013Research Interest: Role of oxidative stress in reproduction.Lab: C.S.Mott Center for Human Growth and Development  ...
Mostafa Omeis
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M.S. Student
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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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M.S. Student
Phone
313-577-1016
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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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M.S. Student
Phone
313-577-8836
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B. Sci in Biology, University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Michigan Joined the Department: Fall 2014 Research interests: Cell reprogram technology as a potential therapy for human disease.Advisor:Dr. Jianjun Wang...
Rhonda Prince
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M.S. Student
Phone
313-577-1273
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BS Biological Sciences, WSUJoined the department: Fall 2014Research Interests: ChemokinesAdvisor:Dr. Chuying Li...
Andrea Rodrigues
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
(313) 577-0186
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EducationM. Sc. in Biochemistry, KMC Manipal, India Joined the Department: Fall 2009 Research Interests Metalloprotein chemistryAdvisor:Dr. Timothy Stemmler ...
Kyla Ross
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M.S. Student
Phone
313-577-0296
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Bachelor of Science General BiologyKentucky State University, Frankfort, KYJoined the Department: Fall 2013 Research Interests: Structure and functions of HIV proteins. Advisor:Dr. Ladislau Kovari...
Nicholas Spellmon
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
313-577-1294
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EducationB.S. in Biochemistry - Oakland UniversityJoined the department: Fall 2012Research InterestX-ray Crystallography, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry, Molecular CloningAdvisorDr. Zhe Yang ...
Jaime Stafford
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Ph.D. Student
Phone
313-577-8836
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M. Sc. in Genetics of Human DiseaseUniversity College LondonJoined the Department: Fall 2014Research Interests: Genetics of human disease, tissue regeneration Advisor:Dr. Chuying Li...
Daniel Stafford
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M.S. Student
Phone
(313) 577-0419
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EducationB.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology - University of Michigan-Ann ArborJoined the department: Fall of 2013Research interestClade typing of the fungus, Candida albicans, and its relationship to resistance of...
Dylan Windsor
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M.S. Student
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Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyQueen's University, CanadaJoined the department: Fall 2014....