Ethan Brock


Ethan Brock
Senior Student

Dissertation Mentor: Raymond R. Mattingly, Ph.D.

Research focus:
Regulation of the ERK/MAPK pathway and how it influences the progression of breast ductal carcinoma in situ to invasive ductal carcinoma.

Grants, Awards, Scholarships:

2018 Cancer Biology Research Symposium 1st Place - Oral Presentation
2017 Molecular Therapeutics Annual Research Retreat 3rd Place - Poster Presentation
2017 - 2018 F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows
2016 - 2017 Ruth L. Kirschenstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531), Wayne State University
2015 - 2016 Ruth L. Kirschenstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531), Wayne State University
2015 - Present Innovation Fellow, Wayne State University Office of Technology Commercialization
2013 - 2014 Dean's Enhancement for Undergraduate Academic Achievement
2013 - 2014 Cancer Biology Director's Award
2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Member of the CB Curriculum Committee from 2014-2017


Shah S., Brock E.J., Ji K., Mattingly R.R. Ras and Rap1: A Tale of Two GTPases. Seminars in Cancer Biology. 2018;S1044-579X;30003-8. 

Brock EJ, Ji K, Reiners JJ Jr, Mattingly RR. How to Target Activated Ras Proteins: Direct Inhibition vs. Induced Mislocalization. Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry. 2016;16:358-69.

BA with Honors in Biology (2013): Albion College, Albion, MI

Teaching Experience:
Summer 2016: Graduate Course Co-director, Special Topics in Cancer Biology: Laboratory Techniques

Grosse Pointe, MI