Congrats to Emily Miller who came in first place for her 8 week M1 summer rotation project presentation entitled “Targeting Tumor Associated Macrophages: Investigating a novel drug combination for Triple Negative Breast Cancer.” Emily is entering into her second year at UTHSC medical school as a Merit Scholarship recipient (one of five out of 170… Read More
Month: July 2018
In 2018, Dr. Bae-Jump (PI) and Dr. Makowski (co-I) were awarded an R01 to examine the systemic and local metabolic changes in patient ovarian tumors and a murine model of serous ovarian cancer and test the effects of a novel biguanide.
Dr. Vickie Bae-Jump (PI, UNC Chapel Hill) and Dr. Liza Makowski (co-I, UTHSC) were awarded a 3 year V Foundation Grant entitled Metabolic and Molecular Biomarkers of Metformin Response in Obesity-driven Endometrial Cancer in Fall 2017.
In 2017, Dr. Makowski was recruited to University of Tennessee Health Science Center to continue her work on immunometabolism in the normal and tumor microenvironment.
Alyssa Cozzo was elected into the Delta Omega Theta Chapter of the Honorary Public Health Society. Congratulations Alyssa!
Alyssa Cozzo was awarded the 2017 Marci Kramish Campbell Dissertation Award, which recognizes excellence in dissertation research focused on cancer and the population sciences and includes a $5,000 prize.
Ashley Fuller was elected to the Royster Society of Fellows and received the Ross and Charlotte Johnson Family Dissertation Fellowship.
Ottavia Zattra is the winner of the Joseph Edozien Outstanding Undergraduate Award and received the Delta Omega Undergraduate Recognition. Congratulations!
Chris Kartawira, winner of Region 3b NC Science and Engineering Fair at NCSSM and will go to state competition NC Science and Engineering Fair at Meredith College for a poster entitled “Characterizing the Phenotype of Lean and Obese Bone Marrow-Derived Adipose Tissue Macrophages”