Jeran Stratford Receives his PhD!

Jeran, Jen Jen and Channing 

Jeran with mentors, Jen Jen Yeh (L) and Channing Der (R). Click for larger view.

Jeran Stratford, a member of Jen Jen Yeh and Channing Der's labs received his Ph.D. after successfully defending his thesis July 3, 2014.  The title of his thesis was "Aberrant gene expression:  diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets for pancreatic cancer."  Our congratulations to Jeran!

Jeran's mom flew all the way from Logan, Utah to attend his defense. A party was held afterward in Lineberger with his family and the Der and Yeh lab members.

Jeran will start a M.S. program in Biostatistics here at UNC in The School of Public Health in August. 

Jeran and family

Jeran with his wife, Mindy, and mom, Jan,. Click for larger view.