Graduate Students

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

Luke Allen

Masters Student

B.S. Gonzaga University 

 Pranita

Pranita Atri

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Ph.D Student

B.Tech-M.Tech dual degree from Jaypee University of Information Technology,H.P., India

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Jahaun Azadmanesh

Ph.D Student

B. S., Biotechnology, University of Nebraska Omaha

Lab of  Dr. Gloria Borgstahl; Eppley Institute

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Ishika Basu

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Asutosh College, University of Calcutta
M.S.  Ballygunge Science College, University of Calcutta

Lab of Dr. Paul Sorgen

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Andrew Cannon

Ph.D./M.D. Student

B.S.,Nebraska Wesleyan University 

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Joseph Carmichael

Ph.D/M.D. Student

B.S., University of Nebraska at Omaha

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Aneesha Dasgupta

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

Lab of Dr. Pankaj Singh; Eppley Institute

 

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Kanika Dhawan

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Ph.D Student

B.S. Biomedical Sciences from University of Delhi, New Delhi, India.

Masters Biotechnology All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

Sanjana

Sanjana Eyunni

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Ph.D Student

Osmania University, St. Francis College for Women Hyderabad, India

Bachelor’s of Science in Biotechnology

 

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.

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

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Koelina Ganguly

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Ph.D Student

BS in Microbiology from St. Xaviers’s College, Kolkata,  India

MS in Biotechnology from University of Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Brandon Griess

Ph.D Student

B. S.,Biochemistry from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B. A.,Chemistry from University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Research Interest: Tumor-stroma Interactions

Lab of Dr. Melissa Teoh-Fitzgerald

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Mansi Gulati

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Ph.D Student

Master of Science, Entomology May 2018

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater OK USA

Master of Sciences, Zoology 2012-2014

Panjab University, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

 

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Ridwan Islam

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Ph.D Student

Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honors) in Pharmaceutical Science, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Master of Pharmacy in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Lab of Dr. Kaustubh Datta

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Rahat Jahan

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

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Tyler Jones

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Creighton University

Lab of Dr. Steve Caplan

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Saswati Karmakar

Ph.D. Student

B.T., Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Navneet Kaur

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Ph.D Student

B.S. Panjab University

Lab of Dr. Jennifer Black

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Garima Kaushik

Ph.D. Student
B.T., Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Ramakrishnan Krishnan

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Ph.D Student

Bachlor of Technology, Anna University

M.S . University of Manchester

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

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Frank Leon

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Ph.D Student

B.S.,University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

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Eliezer Lichter

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Ph.D Student

B.S.,State University of New York at Binghamton aka Binghamton University

Lab of Dr. Rebecca Deegan

Dannah Miller

Dannah Miller

Ph.D Student

B. S. Biochemistry. Augustana College
Research Interest: Cancer treatment 

Lab of Dr. Ming-Fong Lin

 

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Scott Mulder

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Ph.D Student

B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College

Lab of Dr. Pankaj Singh; Eppley Institute

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Rama Nimmakayala

Ph.D. Student

B.Sc., Andhra University
M.Sc., Andhara University

Lab of Dr. Moorthy Palanimuthu Ponnusamy

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Andrew Phillips

Ph.D Student - Eppley Institute Lab

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 2015 - BS in Chemistry

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Sanchita Rauth

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Durgapur Colleges of commerce and science, Burdwan University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Baiyan Ren

Ph.D Student

Bachelor’s degree 2016 China Pharmaceutical University

Lab of Dr. Anna Dunaevsky; Neurological Sciences

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Lisa Richter

Ph.D. Student

B. A. Luther College, 2012
Research Interest: Epigenetic regulation in acute myeloid leukemia
Post-Graduation plans: Industry 

Lab of Dr. R. Kate Hyde

Irfana Saleem

Irfana Saleem

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
BS-MS

Lab of Dr. Vimla Band; Genetics Cell Biology & Anatomy

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Cleofes Sarmiento

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Ph.D Student

B.S., Wayne State College

Lab of Dr. Paul Sorgen

 

Morgan Shaffer

Masters Student

B.S. Peru State College

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Sunandini Sharma

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Ph.D Student

B.Tech , Jaypee University of information Technology

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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Shashank Shrishrimal

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.

Lab of Dr. Becky Deegan

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Matthieu Spriet

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Ph.D Student

B.S.,Creighton University

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

 

Jason Sughroue

Masters Student

B.S. University of Nebraska - Lincoln

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Chris Thompson

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Ph.D Student

MSc Biomedical Science, 2016, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

BSc Biology, 2011, Georgia Southern University

BA Modern Foreign Language: Spanish, 2011, Georgia Southern University

Lab of Dr. Surinder Batra

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 Andrew Trease

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.

Lab of Dr. Paul Sorgen

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Yiqian Wang

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

Lab of Dr. R. Kate Hyde

Cody Wehrkamp 

Cody Wehrkamp

Ph.D. Student

B.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Lab of Dr. Justin Mott

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Li Zheng

Ph.D Student

Bachelor of Medicine, 2010, Tongji University, China

Master of Medicine, 2013, Tongji University, China

Lab of Dr. Paul Sorgen

Yuxiang Zhu

Yuxiang Zhu

Ph.D Student

San Yat Sen University
BA

Lab of Dr. Rebecca Deegan