Claire Soave

Claire Soave
(Graduated 8/15/2022) 

Dissertation Mentor: Manohar Ratnam, Ph.D.

Research Focus: Elucidating the Structure-Function Relationships in the Interactions of the Androgen Receptor, ELK1 and the Platform Antagonist KCI807 in Prostate Cancer

Grants, Awards, Scholarships:

NIH T-32 Grant Trainee CA009531 (2019-present)
Cancer Biology Director's Award (2017-2018)

Committee(s): 2019 Cancer Biology Graduate Program Research Symposium


Pardy L, Rosati R, Soave C, Huang Y, Kim S, Ratnam M. The ternary complex factor protein ELK1 is an independent prognosticator of disease recurrence in prostate cancer. Prostate. 2020;80:198-208.

Soave CL, Guerin T, Liu J, Dou QP. Targeting the ubiquitin-proteasome system for cancer treatment: discovering novel inhibitors from nature and drug repurposing. Cancer Metastasis Rev. 2017;36:717-36.

Lucas S, Soave C, Nabil G, Ahmed ZSO, Chen G, El-Banna HA, Dou QP, Wang J. Pharmacological inhibitors of NAD Biosynthesis as Potential Anticancer Agents. Recent Pat Anticancer Drug Discov. 2017;12:190-207.

Ahmed RS, Liu G, Renzetti A, Farshi P, Yang H, Soave C, Saed G, El-Ghoneimy AA, El-Banna HA, Foldes R, Chan TH, Dou QP. Biological and Mechanistic Characterization of Novel Prodrugs of Green Tea Polyphenol Epigallocatechin Gallate Analogs in Human Leiomyoma Cell Lines. J Cell Biochem. 2016;117:2357-69.

Education: 2015 BS Biology, Loyola University Chicago

Teaching Experience:

Interdisciplinary Cell and Molecular Biology (IBS7015) - Tutor
Fundamentals of Cancer Biology (CB7210) - Tutor

Hometown: Farmington Hills, MI