Dissertation Mentor: Nerissa Viola, Ph.D.
Develop and Evaluate the utility of novel immunoPET imaging tracers to measure antigen expression and/or response to treatment.
Grants, Awards, Scholarships:
2019 First Place Poster Award - The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging - Deglycosylated CD8-specific immunoPET probe prevents antibody mediated depletion of CD8+ immune cells.
2017 Third Place Poster Award Frontiers in Molecular and Functional Imaging Symposium &
Molecular Imaging Program Annual Retreat
2017 First Place Poster Award Inaugural Annual Karmanos Cancer Institute Trainee/Junior
Faculty Research Retreat
2016-2017 Cancer Biology Director's Award Wayne State University School of Medicine
2016 Cancer Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Professional Development / Committees:
2018 Cancer Biology Symposium Planning Committee
2017 American Association of Immunology (AAI) Introductory course in Immunology
Murray, As., Varela, FA., Hyland, TE., Schoenbeck, AJ., White, JM., Tanabe, LM., Todi, SV., List, K. Phosphorylation of the type II transmembrane serine protease, TMPRSS13, in hepatocyte growth factor activator inhibitor-1 and -2-mediated cell-surface localization.J Biol Chem, 2017;292:14867-84
B.S. Biochemistry with Honors, Minor in Psychology (2016): University of Michigan – Flint