Current Graduate Students

Providing a unique environment for graduate training in experimental pathology...

 

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The current graduate students are listed alphabetically below. A composite image of the students is available here.

 

Sabri Adbelwahab

Sabri Abdelwahab
M.B.B.S., Medicine and Surgery, University of Juba, Republic of the Sudan
Investigating the Role of Extracellular Vesicles in Airway Biology and Innate Defense

 

Kim Bird

Kim Bird
B.A., Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Investigating the Molecular Mechanisms of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming

 

James Byrnes

James Byrnes
B.S., Biochemistry, University of St. Thomas
Characterization of Fibrinogen-Coagulation Factor XIII Interactions

 

Rachel Dee

Rachel Dee
B.S., Physiology, Michigan State University
The Role of RhoGAP GRAF3 in Blood Pressure Homeostasis

 

Nicole Fleming

Nicole Fleming
B.S., Biology, University of the Virgin Islands
Cardiac Compensation for Lack of Trabeculae in ErbB2-Deficient Zebrafish

 

Ashley Fuller

Ashley Fuller
B.S., Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Connecticut
The effect of the obesogenic environment on stromal endothelial cell content and behavior in the normal breast

 

Julia Geddings

Julia Geddings
B.S., Exercise Science, University of South Carolina at Columbia
Tissue Factor-Dependent Modulation of Thrombosis

 

Britta Jones

Britta Jones
B.S., Chemistry, B.A., English, University of Florida
Immunopathology of ANCA-Mediated Kidney Disease

 

Pamela Lockyer

Pamela Lockyer
B.S., Chemistry, University of Central Arkansas
Bone Morphogenetic Protein Precursor Regulator (BMPER) Regulates Vascular Inflammatory Responses in Endothelial Cells

 

Kevin Mangum

Kevin Mangum
B.S., Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Mediators of Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation and Regeneration in Vascular Disease

 

Robbie-McNeill

Robbie McNeill
B.S., Biology, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Development of Murine Allograft Models of Glioblastoma

 

Justine Moore

Justine Moore
B.S., Clinical Laboratory Science, University of North Carolina
Classifying the Acute Pulmonary Inflammatory Response to Cigarette Smoke in Wild-type Mice and in Mice with Chronic Bronchitis

 

Adam Phefferle

Adam Pfefferle
B.S., Biochemistry, B.S., Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The Role of Angiogenesis Factors in Breast Cancer Progression

 

Amanda Rinkenbaugh

Amanda Rinkenbaugh
B.S., Biochemistry, Univeristy of Oklahoma
The Role of the IKK/NFkB Pathway in glioblastoma Cancer Stem Cells

 

Leander Sinanan

Leander Sinanan
B.S., Chemistry, B.A. French, University of Richmond
Rett Syndrome-associated Missense Mutation Modulation of Internal Dynamic Motions and Structural Stability of the Methyl Binding Domain of MeCP2

 

Bethany Walton

Bethany Walton
B.S., Biochemistry, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Delineating Mechanisms by which Hyperfibrinogenemia Promotes Thrombosis

 

Laura Weise-Cross

Laura Weise-Cross
B.S., Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin
RhoA Signaling Throught the Diaphanous-RElated-Formins in Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation

 

 

Molecular and Cellular Pathology Graduate Program