Interdisciplinary Training

2005 Fellows

The following is a list of the 2005 fellows, their mentors, and the titles of their proposals. An abstract of each fellow's project is available by clicking on their name.

Bahram Bahrami
Mentors:  Dr. Jim Olson (Clinical), Dr. Patrick Stayton (UW), and Dr. Dennis Shaw (UW)
Proposal Title: "Design of a drug delivery device for prioritization of cancer therapeutics"

Penelope Barnes, Amgen Fellow
Mentors:  Dr. Kieren Marr (Clinical) and Dr. Joan Clark (Clinical)
Proposal Title:  "Role of Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Regulator in A. fumigatus Epithelial Cell Interactions"

Chuck Carey
Mentors:  Dr. Suanne Rutherford (Basic) and Dr. Charles Kooperberg (PHS)
Proposal Title:  "Correspondence between Genotype, Phenotype, and Gene Expression"

Dennis Chao
Mentors:  Dr. Brian Reid (HB, PHS) and Dr. Georg Luebeck (PHS)
Proposal Title:  "Computer Modelling in Barrett's Esophagus"

Yong Chi, Hearst Fellow
Mentors:  Dr. Ruedi Aebersold (ISB) and Dr. Bruce Clurman (Clinical)
Proposal Title:  "Substrate Identification Using Engineered Cyclin-Dependent Kinase"

Sara Fagerlie
Mentors: Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb (Clinical) and Dr. Amanda Paulovich (Clinical)
Proposal Title: "Generation of Fanconi Anemia Group B Canine Embryonic Stem Cells"

Gus Frangou
Mentors:  Dr. Mark Groudine (Basic) and Dr. Sam Hanash (PHS)
Proposal Title:  "Deciphering the Epigenetic Code: Molecular Profiling of Histone Post-translational Modifications Using FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry"

Jamie Guenthoer
Mentors:  Dr. Peggy Porter (HB) and Dr. Steve Tapscott (HB)
Proposal Title:  "Genomic Loss and Gain and the Progression of Breast Cancer"

Eric Herbig
Mentors:  Dr. Steve Hahn (Basic) and Dr. Barry Stoddard (Basic)
Proposal Title:  "Mechanism of Gene Specific Activator Function"

Sarah Holt
Mentors:  Dr. Mary Anne Rossing (PHS) and Dr. Chu Chen (PHS)
Proposal Title:  "Ovarian Cancer Risk Associated with Polymorphisms Involved in the Synthesis of Estrogen Intermediates"

Dara Lehman, Hearst Fellow
Mentors:  Dr. Julie Overbaugh (HB) and
Proposal Title:  "The Emergence and Persistance of Antiretroviral Resistant HIV-1 Variants"

Elizabeth Lester
Mentors:  Dr. Barry Stoddard (Basic) and Dr. Nina Salama (HB)
Proposal Title:  "Structural Genomics of Helicobactor pylori Essential Genes"

Pam Schwartz
Mentors: Dr. David Hockenbery (HB, Clinical) and Dr. Ian Sweet (UW Metabolism, Endocrinology, and Nutrition)
Proposal Title:  "BCL-XL Function"

Jane Yang, Amgen Fellow
Mentors: Dr. Steve Tapscott(HB) and Dr. Robert Gentleman (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Constructing MyoD Interactome Networks"