Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Cancer Biology Graduate Program
Department of Oncology
Richard T. Arkwright III
Mentor: Q. Ping Dou, PhD
Karmanos Cancer Institute Grand Rounds
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Abhinav Deol, M.D.
Program Director Hematology/Oncology Fellowship
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Center
Department of Oncology
Associate Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Location: 2nd Floor Wertz Auditorium
Congratulations Brooke N. McKnight for successfully defending your dissertation.
Utilizing immunoPET to measure tumor response to treatment in breast cancer
Mentor: Nerissa Viola, PhD
Congratulations Asra N. Shaik, PhD for successfully defending your dissertation.
Mentor: Michele L Cote, PhD
Congratulations Poster Prize Winners
FIRST PLACE: Allison Mitchell
FOXQ1 Interacts with the KMT2/MLL Core Complex to Promote Transcriptional Activation of the Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition (EMT) Program
SECOND Place: Joshua Heyza
Mechanisms of Resistance to Interstrand Crosslinks with ERCC1 Deficiency
THIRD PLACE: Niko Moses
HDAC6 Regulates Chk1 Stability in Response to Ionizing Radiation-Induced DNA Damage
Dual Targeting Mitochondrial and Cytosolic One-Carbon Metabolism with Novel 5-Substituted Pyrrolo[3,2-d]pyrimidine Antifolates
Congratulations Aamod Dekhne - NIH F30 Fellowship Award
2018 - 2019 F30 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows
Oral Presentation Awards
1st Prize - Ethan Brock
2nd Prize - Kayla Conner
Poster Presentation Awards
1st Prize - Joshua Heyza
2nd Prize - Asra Shaik
3rd Prize - Gabriel Mpilla
CB7700 - Journal Club Fall 2018
Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Karmanos Cancer Institute Wertz Classroom
Congratulations Andrew S. Murray, PhD for successfully defending your dissertation.
"Identifying the role of the Type-II transmembrane serine protease TMPRSS13 in breast cancer"
Mentor: Karin List, PhD
Congratulations Daniel Feldmann, Ph.D. on successfully defending your dissertation
"Preparation and Utility of Polymeric Nanoparticles for the Delivery of siRNA as Cancer Therapy"
Mentors: Olivia Merkel, PhD & Stephan Patrick, PhD
Congratulations Thomas McFall for successfully defending your PhD dissertation
"Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation of Invasiveness and Metastasis of Luminal Breast Cancer"
Mentor: Manohar Ratnam, PhD
Congratulations - Johnathan Diedrich
Ivory Dean, Ph.D. - Congratulations on representing the School of Medicine, Cancer Biology Graduate Program as the Student Commencement Speaker for the December 2014 Commencement Ceremony, Saturday, December 6, 2014.
2014 Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Detroit Public Television - Discover the 'D' Series - Airing on Mondays @ 5:30 pm. Episode 1047. (Click the link for the page).
Featuring Wayne State University and highlighting the School of Medicine campus and the Cancer Biology
Graduate Program. See Dr. Matherly's lab and students Michael R. Wilson and Brittany Haynes in the documentary.