Jenna Carter


Jenna Carter
M.D., Ph.D.

Dissertation Mentor: Yubin Ge, Ph.D.

Research Focus: Understanding mitochondrial stress response pathways in acute myeloid leukemia and development of targeted therapies with a goal of translating to improved outcomes clinically.

Grants, Awards, Scholarships:

2019-2020 Rumble Fellowship
2018-2019 Board of Governors Medical Dean Merit Scholarship
2018-2019 Prentis Foundation Medical Scholarship
2017-2018 Board of Governors Medical Dean Merit Scholarship
2017-2018 Prentis Foundation Medical Scholarship
2011-2015 Dean's List, Michigan State University


Read GH., Miura, N., Carter, JL., Kines, KT., Yamaoto, K., Devasahayam, N., Cheng, JY., Camphausen, KA., Krishna, MC., Kesarwala., AH. Three-dimensional alginate hydrogels for radiobiological and metabolic studies of cancer cells. Read, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 2018;171:197-204.

Sporer, KRB., Carter, JL., Coussens, PM. The PBS-12SF Cell Line: Development of an Alternative Cell Line for Influenza Vaccine Production. Journal of Vaccines & Vaccination. 2016;7:6.

Carvajal-Yepes, M., Sporer, K.R.B., Carter, J.L., Colvin, C.J., and Coussens, P.M. Enhanced production of human influenza virus in PBS-12SF cells with a reduced interferon response. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics. 2015;11:2296-304.

Education: BS in Biomedical Laboratory Science and Sociology, Michigan State University, Lyman Briggs Residential Science College
M.D. (in progress), Wayne State University School of Medicine

Hometown: White Lake, MI