Jordan White






Jordan White
(Graduated 3/09/2021) 

Dissertation Mentor: Nerissa Viola, Ph.D. 

Research Focus:
Develop and Evaluate the utility of novel immunoPET imaging tracers to measure antigen expression and/or response to treatment. 

Grants, Awards, Scholarships:

2019-20            Ruth L. Kirschstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531) Reappointment, Wayne State University
2019                  1st place poster and poster oral presentation "66th Annual Meeting of the SNMMI", Anaheim, CA
2019                  1st place Poster Award "GLIIFCA 28" 2nd Author, Troy, MI
2019                  2nd place Oral Presentation Award "9th Annual Cancer Biology Research Symposium", Detroit, MI"
2019                  Cancer Biology Student Scholar Travel Award, Wayne State University
2018-19             Ruth L. Kirschstein Research Training Recipient (T32-CA009531), Wayne State University
2017                  First Place Poster Award "Inaugural Annual Karmanos Cancer Institute Trainee/Junior Faculty Research Retreat"
2017                  Third Place Poster Award "Frontiers in Molecular and Functional Imaging Symposium & Molecular Imaging Program Annual Retreat"
2017                  Cancer Biology Student Scholar Travel Award, Wayne State University
2016-17             Cancer Biology Director's Award
2016                  Cancer Biology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Professional Development / Committees:

2019                  "What's Next?" Career Paths for PhDs in STEM, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2019                  3rd Annual Trainee/Junior Faculty Research Retreat Planning committee member
2019                  9th Annual Cancer Biology Research Symposium Planning Committee Abstract Coord., Graphic Design
2018-2019        Student Representative Cancer Biology Graduate Program
2018-Present    8th Annual Cancer Biology Symposium Planning Committee Graphic design, Planning
2017                  American Association of Immunology (AAI) Introductory Course in Immunology


White, JM., Kuda-Wedagedara, AN., Wicker, MN., Spratt, DE., Schopperle, WM., Heath, E., Viola, NT. Detecting TRA-1-60 in Cancer via a Novel Zr-89 Labeled ImmunoPET Imaging Agent. Mol Pharm. 2020 Feb 28. doi: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.9b01181. [Epub ahead of print]

Workinger, JL., Kuda-Wedagedara ANW., Julin, MM., White, JM., Nexo, E., Viola, NT., Doyle, RP. Systemically Administered Plant Recombinant Holo-Intrinsic Factor Targets the Liver and is not affected by Endogenous B12 levels. Sci Rep. 2019;9:12269

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

Howell, MI