Current Lab Members and Research Interests
Michelle C. Barton, Ph.D.
Dean, University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston
B.S. Biochemistry, University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
Post-Doc Gene Regulation, Salk Institute (La Jolla, CA)
Research interests: p53, transcription, and chromatin regulation
Kendra Allton, M.S.
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
B.S. Biology, Truman State University
M.S. Biomedical Sciences, UT GSBS/MD Anderson
Research interests: p53 interacting proteins
Aundrietta DeVan Duncan, M.S.
Hometown: Lafayette, LA
B.S. Biology, Howard University (Washington, DC)
M.S. Biomedical Sciences, GSBS UT-MD Anderson
Research interests: p53, stem cell biology
Abhinav K. Jain, Ph.D.
Hometown: Sikandrabad, UP, India
B.Pharm, Nagpur University (India)
M.E. Biotechnology, BITS-Pilani (India)
Ph.D. Pharmacology, Baylor College of
Medicine (Houston, TX)
Research interests: Role of p53 in human embryonic
stem cells and TRIM24-p53 regulatory networks
Ryan L. McCarthy, Ph.D.
Hometown: Ketchum, ID
B.S. Mathematical Biology, Harvey Mudd College
Ph.D. Plant Biology, University of Georgia (Athens, GA)
Research interests: p53, stem cell differentiation
Lalit Patel, M.S.
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University
(New York, NY)
M.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
Research interests: Genomics, epigenetics and transcriptomes in cancer
Sabrina Stratton, B.S.
Research Lab Manager
Hometown: Conway, AR
B.S. Marine Biology, Texas A&M University
Research interests: Chromatin regulation and