Steven Jones

Steven Jones (Defended 03/24/2017)

Dissertation Mentor: Olivia Merkel, PhD

Grants, Awards, Scholarships:
2016 First Place Oral Presentation at Translational Research Cancer Centers Consortium For Emerging Therapies
2015-2016 DeRoy Fellowship
2015 ERF-SNMMI Bradley-Alavi Student Fellowship
2015 European Molecular Imaging Meeting - Travel Award, Tubingen, Germany
2014 Graduate Student Research Day Oral Presentation 1st Place Winner
NRSA T32 Training Grant Fellowship 2014-2015
2014 International Symposium on Polymer Therapeutics Travel Grant & Oral Presentation Invitation, Valencia, Spain
Dean's Enhancement for Undergraduate Academic Achievement
Cancer Biology Director's Award

Cancer Biology Curriculum Committee - 2014 - Present


Jones SK, Merkel OM.Tackling breast cancer chemoresistance with nano-formulated siRNA. Gene Ther. 2016;23:821-8.

S. Jones, V. Lizzio, OM. Merkel. "Folate Receptor Targeted Delivery of siRNA and Paclitaxel to Ovarian Cancer Cells via Folate Conjugated Triblock Co-polymer to Overcome Chemotherapy Resistance". Biomacromolecules 2016;17:76-87.

Jones S, Merkel O. Indium-Labeling of siRNA for Small Animal SPECT Imaging. Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1372:79-88.

University of Detroit Mercy, BS Biochemistry

Hometown: Livonia, MI