Graduate Students

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

Ekta Agarwal

Ekta Agarwal

Dr. Brattain's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Government College, India
M.S., Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India 

Mona Al-mugotir

Mona Al-mugotir

Dr. Gloria Borgstahl's Lab, Eppley Institute
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Ph.D Student
B. S., Biotechnology, University of Nebraska Omaha

Kriti Bahl 

Kriti Bahl

Dr. Caplan's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.Tech, Old Delhi College of Engineering, India
M.Tech, Old Delhi College of Engineering, India

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Kasturi Banerjee

Dr. Jain's Lab
Ph.D. Student

Seema Chugh 

Seema Chugh

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Panjab University, India
M.S., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Eric Cruz

Eric Cruz

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Aneesha Daspupta

Dr. Pankaj Singh's Lab
Ph.D Student
B. S.,  M.S. Integrated Master of Science in Biotechnology, St. Xavier's College, India 2013
Research Interest: Cancer Metabolism, Pancreatic Cancer
Post-Graduation plans: Academia

 

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Aminata Dumbuya

Dr. Sorgen's Lab
Ph.D Student
B. S. in Chemistry
Research Interest: Pancreatic Cancer
Post-Graduation plans:  After graduation, I would like to continue my research in pancreatic cancer, extending my focus to other pancreatic diseases such as Diabetes in Academia.

 

Trey Farmer

Trey Farmer

Ph.D Student
B.A.- B.A. Double major in Biology and Chemistry. Concordia University- Seward, NE
Research Interest: Cell and Molecular Biology
Post-Graduation Plans: I would like to eventually go back to Concordia University and become a professor there.

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Brandon Griess

Dr. Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald's Lab
Ph.D Student
B. S.,Biochemistry from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B. A.,Chemistry from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Research Interest: Tumor-stroma Interactions
Suprit Gupta

Suprit Gupta

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.Tech., Barkatullah University, India
M.S., Madurai-Kamaraj University, India

Huocong Huang    

Huocong Huang

Dr. Keith Johnson's Lab, COD-Oral Biology
Ph.D. Student
B.MD., Sun Yat-Sen University, China

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Matthew Ingersoll

Dr. Lin's Lab
Ph.D Student
B. S.,  B.S. Double major in Chemistry with an emphasis in molecular biology and Philosophy. University Nebraska Kearney
Research Interest: Prostate Cancer
Post-Graduation plans: After graduation I would like to continue working on drug development in the area of cancer therapy. I am undecided as to what institution/corporation I want to work with.

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Rahat Jahan

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B. Pharm, Department of Pharmacy,University of Dhaka
M. Pharm,Department of Pharmaceutical Technology University of Dhaka
Research Interest: Molecular signaling in cancer

Suhasini Joshi

Suhasini Joshi

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Delhi, Deshbandhu College, India
M.S., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

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Saswati Karmakar

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.T., Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

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Garima Kaushik

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.T., Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Shiv Ram Krishn

Shiv Ram Krishn

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.Sc., Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati University, India
M.Sc., Rajasthan University of Health Sciences, India

Dannah Miller

Dannah Miller

Ph.D Student
B. S. Biochemistry. Augustana College
Research Interest: Cancer treatment 

 

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Rama Nimmakayala

Ph.D. Student
Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy's Lab
B.Sc., Andhra University
M.Sc., Andhara University

Priya Pai

Priya Pai

Dr. Batra's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.Sc., Bangalore University, India
M.Sc., Kasturba Medical College, India

Nirakar Rajbhandari

Nirakar Rajbhandari

Dr. Wagner's Lab, Eppley Cancer Center
Ph.D. Student
B.Sc.MLT, Pokhara University, Nepal

Anuttoma Ray 

Anuttoma Ray

Dr. Mehta's Lab
Ph.D. Student
Integrated MSc., St. Xavier's College, India

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Lisa Richter

Ph.D. Student
Dr. Hyde's Lab
Ph.D Student
B. A. Luther College, 2012
Research Interest: Epigenetic regulation in acute myeloid leukemia
Post-Graduation plans: Industry 

Sohini Roy 

Sohini Roy

Dr. Datta's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Scottish Church College, India
M.S., University of Calcutta, India 

Irfana Saleem

Irfana Saleem

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
BS-MS

Dr. Vimla Band's Lab

Sugandha Saxena 

Sugandha Saxena

Dr. Rakesh Singh’s Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.Tech, Old Delhi College of Engineering, India
M.Tech, Old Delhi College of Engineering, India

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Shashank Shrishrimal

Dr Michael Green
Ph.D Student
B. S.,  Biotechnology (Christ University, Bangalore, India)
M.S. Gene Therapy (University College London, London, UK)
Research Interest: Gene therapy, Epigenetics, Stem Cells
Post-Graduation plans: Continue in the field of cancer research either in academia, industry or start my own research institute.

 

Lucas Struble

Lucas Struble

Dr. Gloria Borgstahl's Lab, Eppley Institute
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Nebraska - Omaha

Anand Suresh

Anand Suresh

Dr. Anna Dunaevsky's Lab, Munroe Meyer Institute
Ph.D. Student
B.P., Al Ameen College of Pharmacy, India

Heather Talbott 

 Heather Talbott

Dr. John Davis's Lab, Ob/Gyn
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Wyoming - Laramie

Eric Tom

Eric Tom

Dr. Hamid Band's Lab, Eppley Cancer Center
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Nebraska - Omaha

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 Andrew Trease

Dr. Sorgen's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Biotechnology, University of Nebraska Omaha
Research Interest: I am interested in determining functional significance of Connexin45 carboxyl-terminal domain dimerization.
Post-Grad Plans:After graduation, I would like to continue my research into the membrane channel proteins.

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Yiqian Wang

Dr. Hyde's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S. University of Nebraska at Omaha
Research Interest: Analysis of leukemia initiating cells in Inv (16) acute myeloid leukemia
Post-Graduation plans: Undecided

Cody Wehrkamp 

Cody Wehrkamp

Dr. Mott's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Edwin Weist

Edwin Wiest

Dr. Hollingsworth's Lab, Eppley Cancer Center
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Shuwei Xie

Shuwei Xie

Dr. Caplan's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Jiaqi Yu

Jiaqi Yu

Ph.D Student
B.S., Bachelor of Medicine, Shandong University, China
Research Interest: Cancer Research
Post-Graduation plans: I would like to continue research in university.

Megan Zavorka

Megan Zavorka

Dr. MacDonald's Lab
Ph.D. Student
B.S., Wayne State College, Nebraska

Yinbo Zhang

Yinbo Zhang

Dr. Youri Pavlov's Lab, Eppley Cancer Center
Ph.D. Student
B.E., Xi-An Polytechnic University, China
B.S., Emporia State University, Kansas

Yuxiang Zhu

Yuxiang Zhu

Ph.D Student
San Yat Sen University
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