Interdisciplinary Training

2002 Fellows

The following is a list of the 2002 fellows, their mentors, and the titles of their proposals. An abstract of each fellow's project is available by clicking on their name.

Ru Chen
Mentors: Dr. Teri Brentnall (UW Medicine) and Dr. Ruedi Aebersold (Institute for Systems Biology)
Proposal Title:  "Identification of Pancreatic Cancer Biomarkers Using Proteomics"

Danielle Friedrichsen
Mentors: Dr. Elaine Ostrander (Clinical and HB) and Dr. Janet Stanford (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Cloning Genes for Susceptibility to Breast and Prostate Cancer"

Itay Furman , Immunex Fellow
Mentors:  Dr. Leonid Kruglyak (HB) and Dr Elaine Ostrander (Clinical and HB)
Proposal Title:  "Sequence-based Linkage Analysis"

Andrew Hallahan , Immunex Fellow
Mentors: Dr. Jim Olson (Clinical), Dr. Steve Tapscott (HB), and Dr. Lue Ping Zhao (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Retinoid-Induced Neuronal Differentiation and Apoptosis of Medulloblastoma"

Michael Manion,
Mentors: Dr. David Hockenbery (Clinical and HB) and Dr. Jaromir Ruzicka (UW Chemistry)
Proposal Title: "Functional Analyses of a Small Molecule Bcl-X L Inhibitor"

Carol O'Hear
Mentors: Dr. Jeff Foote (HB) and Dr. John Slattery (Clinical)
Proposal Title: "Antibody Buffering: A Novel Mechanism for Drug Delivery"

Sabrina Peterson
Mentors: Dr. Johanna Lampe (PHS) and Dr. David Eaton (UW Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health)
Proposal Title: "Effects of Phytochemicals on Human CYP1A2 Activity in Humans and a Yeast Expression System: Implications for Aflatoxin Metabolism"

Kim Robien
Mentors: Dr. Neli Ulrich (PHS) and Dr. Jerry Radich (Clinical)
Proposal Title: "Folate status and risk of relapse following hematopoietic cell transplant for chronic myelogenous leukemia"

Michael Schlador
Mentors: Dr. Barbara Trask (HB) and Dr. Daniel Storm (UW Pharmacology)
Proposal Title: "The Role of Natural Genetic Variation in Odorant Recognition"

Yuzuru Shiio
Mentors:  Dr. Bob Eisenman (Basic) and Dr. Reudi Aebersold (ISB)
Proposal Title: "Quantitative Proteomic Analysis of Myc Oncoprotein Function"

Karen Spratt
Mentors: Dr. Christopher Kemp (HB) and Dr. Jonathan Cooper (Basic)
Proposal Title: "Analysis of Ras Induced Pathways During Lung Tumor Progression In Vivo"

Django Sussman
Mentors: Dr. Barry Stoddard (Basic) and Dr. Julian Simon (HB)
Proposal Title: "Development of Enzyme Deregulators as Antiproliferative Agents Using Yeast Genetics and Structural Biology"

Vladimir Vigdorovich
Mentors: Dr. Dusty Miller (HB) and Dr. Roland Strong (Basic)
Proposal Title: "Characterization of the Receptor-Binding Site of JSRV Envelope Glycoprotein"