Dissertation Mentor: Raymond R. Mattingly, PhD
Research Focus: My research is involves investigating the role of Rap1Gap in the premalignant progression from normal breast epithelium to Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.
Grants, Awards, Scholarships:
Rumble Fellowship 2012-2013
Sigma Xi Research Grant, Oakland University, Travel Grant, Oakland University
Osuala KO, Sameni M, Shah S, Aggarwal N, Simonait ML, Franco OE, Hong Y, Hayward SW, Behbod F, Mattingly RR, Il-6 signaling between ductal carcinoma in situ cells and carcinoma-associated fibroblasts mediates tumor cell growth and migration. BMC Cancer. 2015 Aug 13;15:584.
MS Oakland University
BS Biology, BA Spanish Oakland University