Short Term Research Experiences in Cancer Photos


Year 2013


Elizabeth Jordan, Krzysztof Reiss, Ph.D. (Mentor), and Dustin Duracher
Dustin's Project Title:  The Effects of JCV T-antigen on Tumor Cell Metabolism
Elizabeth's Project Title:  Effects of High Glucose on IGF-I–mediated Growth Signaling and
Metabolic Responses in Renal Cell Carcinoma



Jared Gambrell (Timothy Foster, Ph.D., Mentor, Not Pictured)
Project Title:  Engineering and Purification of Surrogate Markers of Biological Pharmaceuticals
to Enable Visualization and Quantification of Pharmacological Assessments of Drug Delivery



William Harris and Suresh Alahari, Ph.D. (Mentor)
Project Title:  The Interaction and Role of Nischarin and Cortactin within Invasive Cancers


James Haydel, Paulo Rodriguez, Ph.D., (Mentor) and Parisa Zarreii
James' Project Title:  Modulation of Function of Myeloid Cell Precursors by Thapsigargan
Parisa's Project Title:  Deletion of C/EBP Homologous Protein (Chop) in Tumor Stroma
Mediates the Accumulation of Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSC) in Tumors



Carlie Peters and John Estrada, M.D. (Mentor, on Right)
Project Title: Food Desert and Health Disparities in the Lower Ninth Ward: 
An Evaluation of Community Solutions and Policies


Jalesa Triggs (James Hempe, Ph.D., Mentor, Not Pictured)
Project Title:  Does Glycated Hemoglobin Participate In Ascorbate Recycling?



Nicholas Tusa (David Worthylake, Ph.D., Mentor, Not Pictured)
Project Title:  Investigation Into The Allosteric Regulation Of Mitotic Kinesin Eg5



Jovanny Zabaleta, Ph.D. (Mentor) and A'drianne Wells
Project Title:  Circulating miRNA as Biomarkers of Obesity



Morgan Wilson (Scott Delacroix, M.D., and Guy Orangio, M.D., Mentors, Not Pictured)
Project Title:  CANCER CARE PATHWAYS: Does Combining Clinical Pathways
with Patient Navigation Improve Disease Treatment Metrics in a
Disadvantaged Patient Population?