Program Alumni

Trainee PhD Defense Date Department Project Title Current Position
Arce Roger Arce March 23, 2011 School of Dentistry - Oral Biology Understanding the potential role of infection of oral origin on the etiology and mechanisms of obstetric complications that lead to prematurity and growth restrictions. UNC Periodontology Residency Progam
Burgents Joseph Burgents March 19th, 2010 Microbiology and Immunology Role of Treg Migration in T Cell Medicated Melanoma Clearance Postdoc with Donald Cook, NIEHS
Carpenter Kimberly Carpenter March 23, 2011 Neurobiology Functional and structural neuroimaging of social and executive brain circuitry in individuals with autism Postdoc with Helen Egger in the Developmetnal Epidemiology Program at Duke University
DeSimone Michelle DeSimone April 6, 2011 Toxicology Identification of Chemical-Exposure Signatures in Renal Cell Carcinomas
Hamilton Kate Hamilton August 31, 2010 Cell and Molecular Physiology

Role of Suppressor of Cytokine Signaling 3 (SOCS 3) in Inflammation Associated and Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

Postdoc with Anil Rustgi in the Department of Medicine, GI Division, U Penn
Horvath Katherine Horvath February 24, 2011 Toxicology Cigarette Smoke Alters Influenza-Induced Immune Responses of the Respiratory Epithelium NCBC Postdoctoral Fellowship at Liquidia Technologies
Rodriguez Jessica Rodriguez
September 20, 2011 Pathology The Role of Ring Finger 1 (MuRF1) in Protein Quality Control in the Heart Jessica is in postdoctoal training with Richard N Kitsis, MD, at Albert Einstein in New York City
Rupan Rupninder "Rupan" Sandhu

August 29, 2011


Pathology  and Laboratory Medicine

DNMT3b Mediated Hypermethylator Phenotype in Breast Cancer: Mechanism and Role in Chemotherapy Postdoc with Melissa Troester, PhD, MPH, UNC School of Public Health
Shannahan Jonathan Shannahan

March 15, 2011

Toxicology Susceptibility to Libby Amphibole Induced Pulmonary Disease in the Cardiovascular Compromised Subpopulation Jonathan is a post-doc with Dr. Jared Brown at East Carolina University in the Department of Toxicology and Pharmacology, Brody School of Medicine.
Turner Rachael Turner March 23, 2011 Biomedical Engineering Grafting of Human Hepatic Stem Cells for Use in Liver Failure Therapies Becton Dickinson Technology Leadership Development Program