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Johnathan Ebben

Research Interest

  • Examining the role of key developmental genes and regulators of pluripotency in lung tumor development.
  • Advisor: Ming You MD, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
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  • B.S. 2010, Marquette University
  • Major: Biomedical Science, Political Science

Research Experience

  • University of Wisconsin Hospital- Brain Tumor Research Lab, 2007-2009
    • Advisor: Dr. John S. Kuo MD, PhD
    • Project: Characterization of CD133+ Glioblastoma multiforme cancer stem-like cells in brain tissue sections; Genetic and Developmental characterization of CD133+ GBM CSCs; Analysis of GBM CSC microRNA expression


  • Ebben JD, Treisman DM, Zorniak M, Kutty RG, Clark PA, Kuo JS. The Cancer Stem Cell Paradigm:  A New Understanding of Tumor Development and Treatment. Expert Opin Biol Ther 14(6): 621-632 (2010).
  • Ebben JD, Rocque BG, Kuo JS.  Tumour vaccine approaches for CNS malignancies: progress to date. Drugs 69 (3):241-9 (2009).
  • Clark PA, Treisman DM, Ebben, JD, Kuo JS.  Developmental Signaling pathways in brain tumor-derived stem-like cells.  Developmental Dynamics 236 (12): 3297-308 (2007).


  • Politics, science, family, reading a good book, enjoying the outdoors.
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