Current Graduate Students

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

 

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

Click on a student's picture to learn more about their research and laboratory.

 

Maria Aleman

Maria Aleman
B.S., Zoology, Humboldt State University
Role of fibrin(ogen) in thrombus resolution

 

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

 

Dinuka De Silva

Dinuka De Silva
B.A., Biology, Rutgers University
Ack1 regulation of SLIRP mediated repression of Androgen Receptor Signaling

 

Ashley Fuller

Ashley Fuller
B.S., Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut
Elucidating Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Direct Cardiac Reprogramming

 

Julia Geddings

Julia Geddings
B.S., 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


Kaitlin Lenhart

Kaitlin Lenhart
B.S., Biology, B.A., Chemistry, University of South Florida
Role of the Rho-GAP GRAF in skeletal muscle development and repair

 

Pamela Lockyer

Pamela Lockyer
B.S., University of Central Arkansas
BMP/BMPR axis in atherosclerosis

 

Lantz Mackey

Lantz Mackey
B.S., Biology, University of Mary Washington
NKT cell determinants and contributions to vascular disease



Kevin Mangum

Kevin Mangum
B.S., Biology, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
Mediators of smooth muscle cell dedifferentiation 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

 

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, University of Oklahoma
The role of the IKK/NF-κB pathway in glioblastoma cancer stem cells

 

Leander Sinanan

Leander Sinanan
B.S., Chemistry; B.A., French, University of Richmond

 

Kristine Wadosky

Kristine Wadosky
B.S., Molecular Genetics, University of Rochester
Molecular mechanisms by which Muscle RING Finger-1 (MuRF1) regulates cardiac hypertrophy

 

Bethany Walton

Bethany Walton
B.S., Biochemistry, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Delineating mechanisms by which hyperfibrinogemia promotes thrombosis

 

Laura Weise-Cross

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

 

 

Molecular and Cellular Pathology Graduate Program