2018 Predoctoral Awardees

Julie Bray

Mentor: Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “The Novel Role of REST in the Development of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma”


Henrietta Fasanya

Mentor: Dietmar Siemann, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Role of Cathepsin Inhibition in Osteosarcoma”


Janae Kirsch
Clinical Health Psychology Program

Mentor: Deidre Pereira, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Circadian Rhythms in Gynecologic Cancer: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Intervention”


Mengxiong (Betty) Wang

Mentor: Brian Law, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Disulfide Bond Disrupting Agents Activate the TRAIL Pathway to Kill Highly Resistant Breast Cancer”