School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Emily Girsch

Emily Girsch
2nd Year

Dissertation Mentor: Aliccia Bollig-Fischer, PhD

Research Focus:
Obesity and Breast Cancer


Grants, Awards, Scholarships:
Cancer Biology Director’s Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2015
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Elizabethtown College, 2015
Dr. Charles S. Farver-Apgar Memorial Biology Scholarship, 2014                                    
Elizabethtown College Biology Departmental Achievement, 2013/2014                                           
Beta, Beta, Beta, National Biological Honors Society, 2014
Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society, 2012   

Professional Development & Committees:

Cancer Biology Symposium planning committee 2016
American Association for Cancer Research Associate Member 2016-present

Publications:


Girsch, E.A., McDevitt, D., Lord, K., Lehman, S., and Cavender, J.F. (in press) Simian Virus 40 Large T Antigen-mediated transactivation of the cyclin A promoter is independent of p53 and TBP binding functions. BIOS.

Education:      
Bachelor of Science, Biotechnology (Drexel 4+1 Molecular Medicine Master’s Program)
Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA, May 2015  

Hometown
Harrisburg, PA