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Lab Members


Powel H. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention
713-745-3672 Office
phbrown@mdanderson.org

 

 

 



Assistant Professors 

Abhijit Mazumdar, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Lab Director
2009-Present
713-834-6336
amazumdar@mdanderson.org

Iván Uray, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
2009-Present
713-834-6358
ipuray@mdanderson.org

 Instructor 

Petra den Hollander, Ph.D.
Instructor 2013-Present
713-834-6244
pdhollander@mdanderson.org

                                                                             


Postdoctoral Research Fellows

 

 

Graham Poage, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
2010-Present
713-834-6244
zhartman@mdanderson.org 

 

Nidhi Batra, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
2012-Present
713-834-6244
nbatra@mdanderson.org

 

Beate Litzenburger, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
2012-Present
713-834-6244
bclitzenburger@mdanderson.org

 

 Svasti Haricharan, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
2013-Present
713-834-6244
sharicharan@mdanderson.org


Predoctoral Students

Jonathan Shepherd, BS
MCB Predoctoral Student
Baylor College of Medicine
2009-Present
713-834-6244
jshepherd@mdanderson.org


Research Staff

 

Jamal Hill
Research Coordinator
2009-Present
713-834-6244
jhill@mdanderson.org

Yun Zhang
Senior Research Assistant
2009-Present
713-834-6244
yzhang18@mdanderson.org


Administrative Personnel

                                                          
Thelma Smith, BBA
Sr. Administrative Assistant
2013-Present
713-794-4531 Office
713-834-6244 Lab
tssmith@mdanderson.org


Previous Lab Members

Medical Students

  • Tibor Krisko, Mentor, Medical Student Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2004−2005
  • Deborah Yang, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999−2000
  • Emily Steinbis, University of Texas Southwestern, 1999−2003
  • XiYang Huang, Texas Tech Medical School, 1999−2003
  • Sunita Pal, Baylor College of Medicine, 1999−2004

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

  • Zachary C. Hartman, Ph.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2007-2012
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicene
  • Karrie Wheatley, Ph.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2007-2012
  • Chunyu Wang, Ph.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2007-2012
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor at the University of Houston
  • Dorothea Greiner, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2008−2009
  • Sean Humphries, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Lilly Pharmaceuticals, 2006−2009
  • Lu Chen, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2005−2007
  • Yuxin Li, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2004−2007
  • Tracy Strecker, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor University, Waco Texas, 2004−2007
  • Ivan Uray, M.D., Ph.D.,  Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2003−2007
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Hye-Sook Seo, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2002−2003
  • Qiang Shen, M.D., Ph.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship,  Baylor College of Medicine, 2001−2011
    • Current Position: Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Chunhua Lu, M.D., Ph.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 2000−2004
  • Yong Min Liu, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1999−2004
  • Ceasar Tin-U, M.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Texas Health Scientist Center San Antonio, 1997−1999
  • John Ludes-Meyer, PhD, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, 1997−1999
  • LiMin Yang, Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1995−1999
  • Leia Smith, Ph.D., Mentor, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1994−1996

Predoctoral Students

  • Elaine Chen, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2008
  • Ashley Ramirez, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Student, 2007
  • Brittany Renshaw, Mentor, TBMM Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2007
  • Hugo Villanueva, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2007
  • Karen Chiang, Mentor, TBMM Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2006
  • Jan Kemnade, Mentor, TBMM Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2006
  • Corey Spears, M.D., Ph.D.,  Mentor, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine  Rotation Graduate Student , 2005-2009
    • Current Position: Medical Resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan Medical School
  • Valerie Cuba, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2004
  • Janagi Thirugnanasampanthan, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2004
  • Simeen Zubairy, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2004
  • Zhe Sha, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2003
  • Bill Krause, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2002
  • Trish Peters, Mentor, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2002
  • Gu Kong, Mentor, Baylor College of Medicine, 2001−2002
  • Mercy Chen, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2000
  • David Denardo, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Rotation Graduate Student, 2000
  • Kendall Wu, Mentor, MCB Predoctoral Student, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Rotation Graduate Student, 1997

Graduate Students

  • Corey Speers, MD, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2005−2009
    • Current Position: Medical Resident in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Michigan Medical School
  • Valerie Cuba, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2003−2009
  • David Denardo, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 2000−2005
  • Kendal Wu, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine, 1999−2004

Undergraduate and Allied Health Students

  • Diana Nguyen, Mentor, Undergraduate Student, University of Houston, 2006−2008
  • Richard Quach, Mentor, Undergraduate Student, University of St. Thomas, 2006−2009
  • Elizabeth Dupre, Mentor, Undergraduate Student, Rice University, 2003−2005
  • Sarah Duong, Mentor, Undergraduate Student, University of Houston School of Public Health, 2000−2006

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