Dissertation Mentor: Stephan Patrick, Ph.D.
Grants, Awards, Scholarships:
2018 Honorable Mention for Poster Presentation, Graduate Student Research Presentation Day, Detroit, MI
2018 1st Place Poster Award at the 2nd Annual Karmanos Cancer Institute Trainee/Junior Faculty Research Retreat, Detroit, MI
2018 - 2019 Ruth L. Kirschenstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531)
2017 - 2018 Ruth L. Kirschenstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531), Wayne State University March - August
2018 Poster Award at the 20th Annual Midwest DNA Repair Symposium at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.
2018 2nd Place Oral Presentation at the 8th Annual Cancer Biology Research Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
2018 Jon Shevell Young Scientist Travel Scholarship
2017 Honorable Mention, Graduate Student Research Day, Wayne State University
2017 The Cancer Disparities Research Network Travel Scholarship
Komen for the Cure Graduate Training in Disparities Research Program Fellowship 2017-2018
Komen for the Cure Graduate Training in Disparities Research Program Fellowship 2016-2017
First Place Oral Presentation at the 19th Annual Midwest DNA Repair Conference at Boonshoft School of Medicine Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio
3rd Place Molecular Therapeutics Poster Award
Komen for the Cure Graduate Training in Disparities Research Program Fellowship 2015-2016
Cancer Biology Director's Award, Wayne State University School of Medicine, 2015
Cancer Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship 2015
Professional Development & Committees:
Cancer Biology Student Representative 2017-2018
Heyza JR, Arora S, Zhang H, Conner KL, Lei W, Floyd AM, Deshukh RR, Sarver J, Trabbic CJ, Erhardt P, Chan T, Dou QP, Patrick SM. Targeting the DNA Repair Endouclease ERCC1-XPF with Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) and Its Prodrug to Enhance Cisplatin Efficacy in Human Cancer Cells. Nutrients 2018:10;1644.
Education: University of Michigan-Flint - B.S. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Minor in Chemistry
Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI