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Donovan Drouillard

Donovan Drouillard

Donovan Drouillard

M1 Student


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information


BS, Neuroscience, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2018

Research Interests

Cancer research

Research Experience

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2016 - 2018
Advisor: Marina Pasca di Magliano, PhD
Project 1: Determining the role of Beta-1 integrin signaling in providing resistance to MEK inhibition in pancreatic cancer
Project 2: Elucidating the downstream targets of the Hedgehog signaling pathway in pancreatic cancer

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2018 - 2020
Advisor: Flip Bednar, MD, PhD
Project: Identifying the targets of BMI1 in human pancreatic cancer cell lines


Brannon A 3rd, Drouillard D, Steele N, et al. Beta 1 integrin signaling mediates pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma resistance to MEK inhibition. Sci Rep. 2020;10(1):11133. Published 2020 Jul 7. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-67814-9

General Interests

Volleyball, running, hiking, disc golf, going to concerts, traveling, and a good Netflix binge. My favorite sports teams are the Detroit Lions and Michigan Wolverines.