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Current Students and Alumni

Current Students, Institution and Advisor

  • Germaine D. Agollah, UTHSC
    Advisor: Eva Sevick, Ph.D.
  • Scott Anthony, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Kimberly Schluns, Ph.D.
  • Wells Brown, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Brad McIntyre, Ph.D.
  • Hillary Caruso, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Amanda Cernosek, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Jeffrey Molldrem, M.D.
  • Jessica Chacon, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laszlo Radvanyi, Ph.D.
  • Denise Crossland, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Drew Deniger, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Stephanie Dorta-Estrema, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Wei Cao, Ph.D.
  • Lenka Hurton, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Ashvin Jaiswal
    Advisor: TBD
  • Hiep Khong, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Willem Overwijk, Ph.D.
  • Simin Kian, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Eugenie Kleinerman, M.D.
  • Young Uk Kim, UTHSC
    Advisor: Yeonseok Chung, Ph.D
  • Janani Krishnamurthy, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Beatrisa Lerman, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Larry Kwak, M.D. Ph.D.
  • Amber Mathews, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Shao-Cong Sun, Ph.D.
  • Rina M. Mbofung, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Patrick Hwu, M.D.
  • Brenda D. Melendez, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Greg Lizee, Ph.D.
  • Kalyan Nallaparaju, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Chen Dong, Ph.D.
  • Felix Nwajei, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Tomasz Zal, Ph.D.
  • Krit Ritthipchai, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laszlo Radvanyi, Ph.D.
  • David Rushworth, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Radika Thokala, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Yan Yang, MD Anderson
    Advisor: Patrick Hwu, M.D.

Alumni, Degree (year), Position and Employer

Recent Graduates (2009 - 2012)

  • Pornpimon Angkasekwinai, Ph.D. (2009) Instructor; Phammaset University
  • Julie Robertson, Ph.D. (2009), Associate Research Scientist, Arthritis & Clinical Immunology Research Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
  • Cherie Roche, Ph.D. (2009), Medical Science Specialist, ApoCell, Inc.
  • Joanne Shaw, Ph.D. (2009) Postdoctoral Fellow, Immunology; MD Anderson
  • Hyun Jun Park, Ph.D. (2010), Medical Student, University of Texas at El Paso
  • Tae Kon Kim, Ph.D.,M.D. (2010), Medical Resident, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Yufeng Li, Ph.D. (2010) Postdoctoral Fellow, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Dipyaman Ganguly, Ph.D. (2010), Postdoctoral Fellow, Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University
  • Eliseo Castillo, Ph.D. (2010), Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, University of New Mexico
  • Josh Gregorio, Ph.D. (2010) Postdoctoral Fellow, Pathology, Stanford University
  • Gustavo Martinez, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoctoral Fellow, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
  • Spencer Stonier, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoctoral Fellow, United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases
  • Hoainam Nguyen-Jackson, Ph.D. (2011), High School Teacher, Austin Independent School District
  • Tania G. Rodriguez-Cruz, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoctoral Fellow, Cell and Gene Therapy Baylor College of Medicine
  • Jahan Khalili, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoctoral Fellow, Melanoma, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Thang Van Nguyen, Ph.D. (2011), Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology
  • Elizabeth Mittendorf, Ph.D., M.D. (2012), Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson

Past Graduates (1987 - 2008)

  • Barbara-Anne Martin, M.S. (1987) Associate Scientist; Pfizer
  • Thomas Roesel, Ph.D. (1987) Director, Clinical Evaluation Program; Walter Reed Army Medical Center
  • Gene Yee, Ph.D. (1988) Director of Scientific Communications; Mapi Values
  • David Kaba, Ph.D. (1989) Physician, Otolaryngology
  • Ananc Lagoo, Ph.D. (1989) Associate Professor, Pathology; Duke University
  • Floyd Fox, Ph.D. (1990) Assistant Vice-president, Clinical Pharmacology; ImClone
  • Peter Seferian, Ph.D. (1991) Patent Liason; Lexicon Genetics, Inc.
  • Jorge Rivas, Ph.D. (1993) Medical Student; UT Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Peter Chen, Ph.D. (1994) Assistant Professor, Opthalmology; UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Tracy Kent Teague, Ph.D. (1995) Associate Professor, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
  • Taturo Udagawa, Ph.D. (1995) Senior Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Eric Brown, Ph.D. (1996) Scientist, Immunology; Wyle Laboratories Bioastronautics Team
  • Julio Rodriguez-Villanueva, Ph.D. (1997) Therapeutic Unit Physician; GlaxoSmithKline
  • David Cooper, Ph.D. (1998) Principal Research Scientist; Wyeth
  • Darren Woodside, Ph.D. (1998) Assistant Director, Molecular Cardiology Research Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute
  • David Wooten, Ph.D. (1998) Patent Lawyer; Vinson & Elkins
  • Joan Breuer-Mcham, Ph.D. (1999) Data Collector, Developmental Pediatrics; UT Medical School
  • David Schmitt, Ph.D. (2000) Postdoctoral Assistant, Immunology; University of Cincinnati
  • Bruce Cuevas, Ph.D. (2000) Assistant Professor, Pharmacology; University of North Carolina
  • Barton Trawick, Ph.D. (2000) Staff Scientist; National Institutes of Health
  • Denise Caruso, Ph.D. (2001) Senior Research Office, Tumor Immunology Lab; Royal Children's Hospital
  • Yuko Miyamoto ,Ph.D. (2001) Associate Professor, Department of Biology; Elon University
  • Melissa Aldrich, Ph.D. (2003) Postdoctoral Fellow, Molecular Imaging; Institute for Molecular Medicine
  • Shilpa Ghurye, Ph.D. (2003) Biotechnology Specialist; Adler & Associates
  • John Langowski, Ph.D. (2003) Scientist, Oncology Pharmacology; Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
  • Esther Guzman, Ph.D. (2004) Postdoctoral Investigator; Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
  • Donna Badgwell, Ph.D. (2004) Postdoctoral Fellow; MD Anderson
  • Xiaoyan Wang, Ph.D. (2004) Resident Physician;  St. Barnabas Medical Center
  • Jack Bevers, M.S. (2004) Research Associate; Tanox, Inc.
  • Jennifer Sims, Ph.D. (2004) Director, Molecular Research and Discovery; RadioMedix, Inc.
  • Hui Gao, Ph.D. (2005) Postdoctoral Fellow; MD Anderson
  • Michael Leslie, Ph.D. (2005) Medical Student; UT Medical School
  • Dongyu Zhang, Ph.D. (2005) Postdoctoral Fellow, Nephrology; University of Florida
  • Shreya Kant, Ph.D. (2005) Research Associate; University of Southern California Cancer Center
  • Jason Mitchell, Ph.D. (2006) Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology; Mayo Clinic
  • Yao-Fu Chang, Ph.D. (2007) Postdoctoral Fellow; UTHSC Children's Cancer Research Institute
  • Jaafer Imam, Ph.D. (2007) Postdoctoral Fellow; UTHSC Children's Cancer Research Institute
  • Athanasia Panopoulos, Ph.D. (2007) Research Associate, Gene Expression Laboratory; Salk Institute for Biological Sciences
  • Omar Duramad, Ph.D. (2007) Scientist, Immunology; Regimmune, Inc.
  • Matthew Billard, Ph.D. (2008) Postdoctoral Fellow, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics; Duke University
  • Morgan McKeller, Ph.D. (2008) Postdoctoral Fellow, Hematology & Medical Oncology; UTHSC-San Antonio
  • Yen-Michael Hsu, Ph.D. (2008) Rotating Medical Student; MD Anderson
  • Xiaofang Wang, Ph.D. (2008) Postdoctoral Fellow; Yale University

 

Student Publications

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