Current Trainees

Interdisciplinary Training

Current Trainees

Predoctoral Trainees

Thomas Bello1
Identifying kinase-dependent signaling networks, potential therapeutic targets, and agents for the treatment of prostate cancer
Mentors: Taran Gujral, Peter Nelson

Ian Cardle
Aptamer intermediates for guiding CAR T-cells to more regulatable and effective treatment of solid tumors
Mentors: Suzie Pun, Michael Jensen

Audrey Olshefsky
Synthetic nucleocapsids as a plastform for breast tumor-infiltrating leukocyte target discovery and therapeutic development
Mentors: Neil King, Suzie Pun

Charles Roco
Characteristic determination of parent T cells engendering persistent anti-tumor effects in adoptive T cell therapy through joint single cell RNA/V(D)J sequencing
Mentors: Georg Seelig, Aude Chapuis

Heshani Nayanga Thirimanne
Global transcriptional control and tumor suppression by the Fbw7 ubiquitin ligase
Mentors: Bruce Clurman, Steven Henikoff

Postdoctoral Trainees

Nao Aoki1
Targeting tumor-associated macrophages for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer
Mentors: Taran Gujral, Peggy Porter

Avraham Bayer
Evolution of MxB restriction of human herpesviruses
Mentors: Adam Geballe, Harmit Malik

Erin Greenwood
Does plasma fibronectin instigate cluster-based mestastasis? An interdisciplinary study
Mentors: Kevin Cheung, Christopher Li

Sujata Jana1
Dissecting the interface between chromatic remodeling and mRNA translation in bladder cancer
Mentors: Andrew Hsieh, Adam Geballe

Michelle Messmer
Visualizing the immune response to cell death in normal tissue and in cancer
Mentors: Andrew Oberst, Michael Gerner

Matthew Miller
Regulation of Kinetochore-Microtubule Interactions
Mentors: Sue Biggins, Charles Asbury

Lisa Poole
Exploring the role of SIRT6 in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor progression
Mentors: Sita Kugel, Steven Henikoff

Funding source if not solely appointed to T32:  1Center