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Congratulations to Dr. Dangeti
|CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Venkata Srinivas Mohan Nimai Dangeti!
Dr. Dangeti successfully defended his dissertation entitled "Processing of Cisplatin Interstrand Crosslinks (ICLSs) by DNA Repair Proteins" on October 31, 2012. He was mentored by Dr. Stephan Patrick. Dr. Dangeti accepted a postdoctoral fellowship in the lab of Dr. James Bieker, Dept. of Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.
Congratulations Dr. Sivakumaran
|CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Suneethi Sivakumaran!!
Dr. Sivakumaran successfully defended her dissertation on August 9, 2012, entitled "Role of Androgen Receptor in Folate Receptor Alpha Regulation and in Prostate Cancer" She was awarded her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Cancer Biology). Dr. Sivakumaran was mentored by Dr. Manohar Ratnam and has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
Congratulations Dr. Arora
|CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Sanjeevani Arora!
Sanjeevani successfully defended her dissertation on June 29, 2012, entitled "Identifying and Targeting Cellular Mechanisms that Enhance Cisplatin Chemotherapeutic Response in Cancer." She was awarded her Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences (Cancer Biology). Dr. Arora mentored by Dr. Stephen Patrick and has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Greg Enders at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA.
Cancer Biology student achievements
Kari Lavik, member of the Dr. Kathryn Eisenmann's lab, has been awarded the 2013 MGRS AWIS (Association for Women in Science) Award
for the top woman in a STEM field.
Gaurav Mehta, member of the Dr. Ivana de la Serna’s lab, took 1st place for Oral Presentation at the 2013 Midwest Graduate Research Symposium,
The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH held on April 20, 2013, organized by the Graduate
Students Association (GSA).
Meghan Wyse, member of the Dr. Kathryn Eisenmann's lab, took 2nd Place for Oral Presentation at the 2013 Graduate Research Forum, The University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH on March 22, 2013. Total of 52 students participated from all four tracks in the Biomedical Science Program and College of Pharmacy in the Graduate Research Forum 2013. Congratulations Meghan!
Congratulations to Cancer Biology track students, Gaurav Methta, Archit Trivedi and Nneka Mbah on their election to the board of the University of Toledo Council of Biomedical Graduate Students (CBGS) for the 2012-2013 school year!
Board President - Gaurav Mehta, 3rd year
Archit Trivedi, 2nd year Cancer Biology graduate student, took second place at the
Univ. of Toledo Midwest Graduate Research Symposium held March 24, 2012. The symposium
was organized by the UT Graduate Student Association and featured presentations from
graduate students represented by 25 invited midwestern universities. This is the
first time a student from the Health Science campus has won an award at the symposium.
Jessica Arden, Dr. Kathryn Eisenmann's lab, has received the 2011/2012 Satellites and Retirees Scholarship award for the Cancer Biology track of the Biomedical Sciences program. Jessica is a MD/PhD student and has completed her first two years of medical school and recently passed her Step 1 exams. She is currently a full-time student in the Eisenmann lab investigating the role formins play in directing the aggressive type of brain cancer cells, glioblastoma, to spread within the normal brain tissue. Congratulations Jess!