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Linda Berg Luecke

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Linda Berg Luecke

G1 Student


  • Medical Scientist Training Program

Contact Information



MS, Chemistry, University of Dayton, 2012
BS, Chemistry, Carroll University, 2010

Faculty Advisor

Rebekah Gundry, PhD, Biochemistry

Research Interests

Cancer Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology

Research Experience

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Advisor: Raghu Kalluri, MD, PhD, 2013-2014
Project: Biology of exosomes and their association with cancer development and metastasis. Tumor-derived exosomes’ utility as circulating biomarker in early detection of cancer.

BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Blood Research Institute
Advisor: Subramaniam Malarkannan, PhD, 2014-2016
Project: Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR)-based NK cell-mediated cellular immunotherapy.


Melo S.A., Luecke, L.B., Kahlert, C., Fernandez, A., Gammon, S.T, Kaye J., LeBleu, V.S, Mittendorf E.A., Weitz J., Rahbari N., Reissfelder, C., Fraga, M., Piwnica-Worms, D. and Kalluri, K. (2015). Identification of GPC1 as a Specific Biomarker for Circulating Cancer Exosomes with Utility for Detection of Early Stage Pancreas Cancer. Nature 523, 177-182.

Sunchu, B., Berg, L., Ward, H. E., Lopper, M. E. (2012). Identification of a small molecule PriA helicase inhibitor. Biochemistry 51, 10137-46.

General Interests

Spending time with family, DIY projects, camping, fishing and hunting