MS, Chemistry, University of Dayton, 2012
BS, Chemistry, Carroll University, 2010
Rebekah Gundry, PhD, Biochemistry
Cancer Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology
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.
Spending time with family, DIY projects, camping, fishing and hunting