Courtney Andersen studies the role of estrogen receptor-alpha in ovarian cancer.
Chris Barnes investigates the structural details by which transcription factor activity regulates RNA Polymerase II during the universal process of eukaryotic gene expression.
Soma Jobaggy studies nitrated fatty acid pharmacology and the antioxidant response in hypertensive end-organ damage.
Allison Nagle studies growth factor receptor signaling in breast cancer.
Zachary Yochum


BS, Science-Business, University of Notre Dame, 2012

Funding Source
NIH T32 GM008424

Awards Received

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship Award (2014-2015)

Faculty Mentor
Timothy F. Burns, MD, PhD
Suite 2.18e Lab: 2.7 Hillman Cancer Center
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Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings

Outcomes:  Time to disseration, last five graduating clasess:  4.5 years, Completion Rate: 84.8%

Ranked #12 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty two consecutive years

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