2023 Predoctoral Awardees

Madison Carelock

Mentor: Weizhou Zhang, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Attenuating breast cancer metastasis with BCL-XL-targeting PROTACs”

Anna DeVries

Mentor: Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Establishing the cross-talk mechanisms between innate and adaptive immunity following systemic mRNA vaccination”

Zachary Greenberg

Mentor: Mei He, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “AI-driven methods to engineer extracellular vesicles for precision cancer immunotherapy”

Nicholas Hiers

Mentor: Mingyi Xie, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Identification of miRNA-Associated Therapeutic Targets in Cancer”

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