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Name Advisor   Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Christian Abnet Richard Peterson Cloning and Characterization of two Rainbow Trout Ah Receptors 1998 Government
Thomas Albert James Tracy Intracellular Transport of the Protein MAK16 from Yeast and its Schistosoma mansoni Homologue SmMAK16. 2000 Industry
David Alexander Colin Jefcoate Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Regulation of Cytochrome P4501B1 Expression in Mouse Embryo Fibroblasts 1999 Academic Researcher
Sarah Allgeier (Hicks) Richard Peterson Dioxin and Signaling Pathways in Prostate Development 2007 Other
John Allran* William Karasov The Effects of Atrazine and Nitrate on Embryos, Larvae, and Adults of Anuran Amphibians 1999 Government
Wendy Altmann-Lasekan* Mark Cook Inhibition of Cholesterol Synthesis and Immune Activity by the Monoterpene, Geraniol 1989 Unknown
Folagbayi (Fola) Arowolo Dhanansayan Shanmuganayagam Effects of Dietary Lipid Oxidation Products in the Prepubertal Period. 2020 Academic Researcher
Anna (Bos) Anderegg* William Hickey 2016 Academic Researcher
Eric Andreasen Richard Peterson Comparative Studies of Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptors in Fish 2002 Deceased
Dagmara Antkiewicz Warren Heideman The Heart is a Key Target Organ of Dioxin Developmental Toxicity in Zebrafish 2007 Government
Jennifer Ariazi Michael Gould Methylguanine Methyltransferase Activity Deficiency Parallels the Increased Susceptibility of Mammary Epithelial Cells from Sexually Immature Rats to the Carcinogenic, Toxic, and Mutagenic Effects of N-nitroso-N-methylurea but not 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anth 2003 Industry
Scott Arnold William Hickey The Integrated Chemical and Biological Remediation of Atrazine – Contaminated Aqueous Wastes 1995 Industry
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
JuYun Bae Thomas Jeffries Identification and Characterization of Xylose Transporters, XUT1 and SUT4, of Pichia Stipitis 2008 Industry
Niranjan Bagchi* Vernon Dodson A suggested mechanism of pneumoconiosis and its control 1981 Unknown
Tracie Baker Warren Heideman Early sublethal TCDD exposure in zebrafish: toxicity in adults and subsequent generations 2013 Faculty
Cassandra Belair Catherine Reznikoff Different Combinations of Genetic Alterations Lead to Human Uroepithelial Cell Immortalization 1997 Academic Researcher
Sherly Bellevue* Eric Johnson Botulinum Neurotoxin Production by Clostridium botulinum Strain Loch Maree 2007 Unknown
Joseph Bessetti* B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann 2002 Industry
Marsha Betley Merlin Bergdoll Genetics of Staphylococcal Enterotoxin C and A Genes 1984 Deceased
Heidi Bialk Joel Pedersen Oxidative Cross-Coupling of Sulfonamide Antimicrobials 2006 Industry
Kristina Blanke Lauren Trepanier Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Cytochrome b5 (CYB5A) & NADH Cytochrome b5 reductase (CYB5R3) Genese Affecting Hydroxylamine Detoxification 2013 Faculty
Brandon Bocanegra* Vincent Cryns 2020 Industry
Bayli Boehm* Wade Bushman Characterization of a Mouse Model of Bacterially-Induced Prostatic Inflammation and Reactive Hyperplasia 2009 Other
Patricia Boley Eric Sandgren Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Disease in Mice with Inducible Oncogene Expression 2009 Academic Researcher
Elyse Bolterstein B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann Effects of the Environmental Contaminant, TCDD, on Differentiation and Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition in Human Embryonic Stem Cells 2010 Faculty
Elizabeth Bookland Catherine Reznikoff Transformation and Mutation Studies Using 4-Aminobiphenyl and its Metabolites in Human Uroepithelial Cells 1991 Other
Cynthia Boyd* Warren Porter 1988 Industry
Paul Brake Colin Jefcoate Tissue-Specific Regulation of Cytochrome P4501B1 by Hormones and the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in the Rat 1998 Industry
Ashley Brinkman Wei Xu PAH effects on the AhR and ER signaling pathways in breast cancer 2015 Industry
Matthew Brody Youngsook Lee The role of leucine-rich repeat containing 10 (Lrcc10) in cardiac function and disease 2013 Academic Researcher
Kenneth Brown* Mark Cook IKK-a: A Critical Intermediate Between P63 Isoforms that Maintain the Normal Renewal of Epidermal Keratinocytes Through Activation of Vitamin D Regulated Differentiation Pathways 2007 Industry
Cherry Brown-Tsai William Karasov Climate change and Ecotoxicology: Examining Persistant Organic Pollutant Effects on Amphibians in Warming Environments 2018 Government
JoAnna Bultman Eric Johnson Investigation of the Function and Regulation of Astaxanthin Synthase in Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous 2010 Industry
Maureen Bunger Christopher Bradfield Mechanistic Insight into the Function of the PAS Proteins AHR, ARNT and MOP3 Using Mouse Models 2001 Industry
Charles Burant* M.T. Stephen Hsia The Pathobiological Effects of 3,3′,4,4′-Tetrachloroazobenzene and 3,3′,4,4′-Tetrachloroazoxybenzene Intoxication in the Rat 1981 Faculty
Felipe Burns Richard Peterson Analysis of Dioxin-Induced Craniofacial Malformations and the sox9b Promoter in Zebrafish 2015 Industry
Emily Burton* William Hickey Molecular Physiology of Nitrosomonas Europaea: Isolation of an Endogenous Acyl-Homoserine Lactone and Assessment of Variability in a Proteomic Study of Heat Shock Response 2004 Other
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Marcus Calkins Jeffrey Johnson Induction of the Nrf2/ARE signaling Pathway can Protect Against Striatal Neurotoxicity 2008 Faculty
Christin Campbell* James Tracy Cloning, induction and methylation of Schistosoma mansoni glutathione S transferase-4 1997 Unknown
Sara Carney Richard Peterson TCDD-Induced Transcriptioin and Developmental Toxicity in Zebrafish 2005 Industry
Lorraine Cathers (Twerdok)* Michael Gould Human Mammary Cell Survival Following Ionizing Radiation 1982 Industry
Maria Cavieres Susan Smith Developmental Toxicology of a Commercial Formulation of Phenoxyacid-Derived Herbicides in Mice 2001 Faculty
William Chapman* William Fahl 1999 Unknown
Chen-Peng Chen John Harkin Transformations and Transport of Fixed Nitrogen from Septic Tanks in Soil Absorption Systems and Underlying Aquifers 1999 Faculty
Alexandra Chesney Jeol Pedersen The Role of Soil in the Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease and the Inactivation of Prions by Peroxymonosulfate 2016 Industry
Brian Cholewa Nihal Ahmad Polo-like Kinase 1 as a Therapeutic Target in Melanoma 2014 Government
Hannah Chung* Robert Lipinski 2018 Other
Melissa Cimafranca Colin Jefcoate Inhibition of in vitro Adipogenesis in C3H10T1/2 Mouse Embryo Fibroblasts by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) and Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF) Signaling 2006 Industry
Keelia (Rhodes) Clemens Lauren Trepanier Biochemical and Genotypic Characterization of 4-Aminobiphenyl-Hydroxlamine Reduction in Human Breast 2010 Academic Researcher
Justin Clements Russel Groves Molecular characterization of insecticide resistance mechanisms in populations of Leptinotarsa decemlineata: Potential for pest control using RNA interference and understanding natural phenology of insecticide resistance 2016 Academic Researcher
Suzanne Conklin Ronald Schultz Effects of Fumonisin on Inducible Murine Macrophage Functions 1999
Carlos Coriano Wei Xu A Computational Based Approach to Identify Estrogen Receptor α/β Selective Ligands 2017 Government
Michele Culumber William Hickey Impacts of Contamination and Remediation on Microbial Communities in Anaerobic Aquifers 2002 Faculty
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Daniel Daggett Frank Siegel The Effects of Lead on the Expression of Glutathione S-Transferase Isoenzymes 1997 Industry
Erica Dahl R. Timothy Mulcahy Cell-Type Specific Transcriptional Regulation of the Glutamate Cysteine Ligase Catalytic and Regulatory Subunit Genes 2002 Industry
K. Nadira DeAbrew B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann An Investigation of ARNT’s Role in Differentiation, Morphogenesis, and Innate Immune Function in Models of Interfollicular Epidermis and Intact Human Skin 2007 Industry
Joshua Desotelle David Jarrard Senescence in prostate cancer progression and therapy 2011 Unknown
Joseph Dever Adnan Elfarra Mechanisms of Methionine Metabolism and Toxicity: Roles of the Transmethylation, Transamination, and Sulfoxidation Pathways 2008 Industry
Danielle Devoney Mark Cook The Role of Conjuagted Lineoleic Acid in Lymphocyte Function and Populations 1999 Unknown
Carol Diaz-Diaz Christopher Bradfield The Role of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Inflammation-Associated Colorectal Tumorigenesis 2017 Government
Michael DiBartolomeis, Jr. Colin Jefcoate Characterization of the Changes in control of Adrenal Steroidogenesis Induced by Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin 1984 Non-Profit Sector
Lynn Diener William Bleam Sulfer XANES Studies of Hg(II) Interactions with Sulfur in Biological Compounds and Microorganisms 2005 Faculty
Lina Ding James Shull Cellular, Molecular and Genetic Basis of 17β-estradiol Induced Mammary Cancer in Rat Models 2014 Academic Researcher
Natalie DiNicola Mark Cook Evidence for an Unidentified Autoclave – labile Anti-Thiamin Factor produced by Fusarium Proliferatum Associated with Spiking Mortality Syndrome 1995 Other
Steven Duddy M.T. Stephen Hsia Xenobiotic Metabolism and Regulation of Precocene II-Induced Hepatotoxicity 1987 Industry
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Sandra Eldridge Michael Gould Specific Locus Metagenesis Studies in Human Mammary Epithelial Cells 1988 Government
Nancy Erdman* Michael Pariza Clortridium perfringens enterotoxin resistance in VERO cells 1983 Unknown
Joshua Everson Robert Lipinski Gene-Environment Interactions in Common Craniofacial Malformations 2018 Academic Researcher
Juliana Falero-Perez Nader Sheibani Cytochrome P450 1B1 and Astrocyte Function 2019 Industry
Heidi Faller* David Armstrong Bioaccumulation and Photoinduced Toxicity of Fluoranthene at Different Life-Stages of Chironomus Tentans 1995 Government
David Feenstra* Ronald Hinsdill The Effects of Gibberellic Acid and 3,3′,4,4′-Tetrachloroazoxybenzene on the IgE Antibody Response in Deer Mice (Peromyscus Maniculatus) and Swiss Webster Mice 1983 Other
Kristen Fitzpatrick* Joel Pedersen Infectious Prion Proteins Adsorb to Soil Mineral Surfaces and Maintain Infectivity 2005 Industry
Diane Forrest* Colin Jefcoate The Effects of Ellagic Acid on Benzo(A)pyrne and Dimethyl-Benz(A)anthracene Metabolism in Rat Liver Microsomes 1985 Unknown
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Noe Galvan Colin Jefcoate Role of Cytochrome P4501B1 in Bone Marrow Toxicity of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons 2004 Industry
Leonardo Ganem Colin Jefcoate Environmental Sensors: Characterization and Physiological Functions of the Phenobarbital and Dioxin Pathways 1999 Other
Na Gao* Jae-Hyuk Yu The choC gene encoding a putative phospholipid methyltranferase is essential for growth and development in Aspergilles niclaren 2008 Unknown
Liz Garcia-Peterson Nihal Ahmad Potential Involvement and Significance of Histone Deacetylase Sirtuin-6 in Melanoma 2019 Academic Researcher
Debra Garvey Nihal Ahmad The Role of Polo-like Kinase 4 in Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer 2019 Academic Researcher
Debra Gayda Michael Pariza Aspects of Carcinogen/Mutagen Activatin by Adult Hepatocytes in Primary Monolayer Culture 1983 Other
James Gray Nelson Balke Biochemical, Ecological, and managerial Characterization of a Velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) Biotype Resistant to Atrazine 1996 Unknown
Roland Green Michael Sussman Oligonucleotide Microarray Synthesis Using a Micromirror Array 1999 Industry
Scott Grossman* M.T. Stephen Hsia Toxicological Implications of the Insect Antijuvenile Hormone precocene II In Mammals 1981 Industry
Lynne Guagliardi Donna Paulnock Immunomodulation During the Development of Protective Immunity to Chlamydia 1987 Unknown
Yajun Guan* Jae-Hyuk Yu Identification and Characterizatin of SfgA: A negative Regulator of Asexual Development in Aspergillus nidulans 2003 Unknown
Sjofn Gunnarsdottir Adnan Elfarra Glutathione-dependent prodrugs of 6-mercaptopurine and 6-thioguanine: Characterization and evaluation as potential chemotherapeutic agents 2002 Government
Karl Gustavson John Harkin Development and Application of in-situ Monitoring and Bioassay Technologies for Assessing Groundwater Contamination 2001 Government
Jennifer Gutzman Linda Schuler Endogenous Prolactin, Prolactin Signaling, and Prolactin and Estrogen Interactions in Breast Cancer Cells 2004 Faculty
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Paul Hanlon Colin Jefcoate TCDD-Mediated Inhibition of Adipocyte Differentiation: Using TCDD as a Tool to Identify Molecular Mechanisms Critical for Adipogenesis 2003
Victoria (Tori) Harms* William Murphy 2019 Industry
Karen Hathaway* James Tracy Glutathione Peroxidase of Schistosoma Mansoni 1990 Industry
Colleen Hegg Vjekosoav Miletic The Acute and Chronic Effects of inorganic Lead on High-Threshold Voltage-Gated Calcium Currents in Rat Pheochromocytoma (PC12) Cells 1996 Faculty
Shawn Heidel Charles Czuprynski Cytochrome P4501B1 and the Bone Marrow Toxicity of 7,12 Dimethylbenz [a] Anthracene 1999 Industry
Timothy Heil Robert Lindsay Alkylphenol and Thiophenol Tainting in Wisconsin River Fish 1989 Deceased
Jocelyn Hemming Richard Lindroth Intraspecific Variation in Aspen Phytochemistry: Causes and Consequences for Insects 1998 Government
James Herman Paul Bass Physiology and Pharmacology of Rat Jejunal Smooth Muscle Following Chemical Ablation of Myenteric Neurons 1988 Industry
Michael Hornung Richard Peterson Developmental Toxicity of Polyhalogenated Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Rainbow Trout and Ring-necked Pheasant 1998 Unknown
Julia Hui Stephen Taylor Toxicology of Scombroid Poisoning: Potentiation of Histamine Toxicity via Enzyme Inhibition 1984 Industry
Janice Huss Charles Kasper The Steriod-Inducible CYP3A Subfamily: Characterization of the Mechanism by Which Glucocorticoids Transcriptionally Activate Rat CYP3A23 and CYP3A2 Genes 1999 Faculty
John Hutchinson Randal Tibbetts Regulation of Diverse Cellular Processes by the CK1 and CK2 Protein Kinase Families 2012 Industry
In Young Hwang Adnan Elfarra Synthesis and Evaluation of S-Conjugates as Kidney-Selective Prodrugs of 6-Mercaptopurine and 6-Thioguanine 1992 Unknown
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Amy Irving William Dove Early Genetic and Molecular Signals and Environmental Modulators of Intestinal Neoplasia in the Pirc Rat 2014 Academic Researcher
Roy Irving Adnan Elfarra Reactive metabolites of trichloroethylene: Covalent modifications and nephrotoxicity 2012 Government
Russhawn Jackson James Tracy Expression and Regulation of Schistosoma Mansoni Glutathione S-Transferases 1999 Unknown
Mark Jankowski Warren Porter The Influence of Habitat Disturbance and Synergized Resmethrin on Avian Immunocompetence 2007 Industry
Peter Janssen* James Will 1988 Other
Brian Johnson Christopher Bradfield PAS Sensors and Their Role in Vascular Development and Drug Metabolism 2013 Academic Researcher
Delinda Johnson Zsuzsana Fabry The Role of Nrf2 in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis-A Mouse Model of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroinflammation 2012 Academic Researcher
Jeffrey Johnson Frank Siegel Glutathione S-Transferase Isoenzymes: Characterization and Regulation 1992 Faculty
Mark Johnson George Bryan Studies of Bladder Carcinogenesis Using a Rat Bladder Epithelial Cell Culture System 1984 Government
Frank Jones John Harkin Computer simulation of aldicarb migration and degradation in the sand plain of Central Wisconsin 1987 Industry
Brittney Jung-Hynes Nihal Ahmad Role of SIRT1 in Prostate Cancer 2010 Other
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Aekyong Kim Terry Oberley MnSOD-Mediated Growth Inhibition: A proposed Hypothesis for MnSOD as a Mitochondrial Redox Regulatory Enzyme 2004 Faculty
TaeWon Kim Vladimir Spiegelman Role of CRD-BP in Cutaneous Malignancies 2016 Industry
Emily Kircher* David Barnes Effects of Inorganic Mercury on Glucose Transport and Differentiation in 3T3-L1 Adipocytes 2004 Other
Rosemarie Kirwin* John Fallon Relationship between Retinoic Acid and Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 in Vertebrate Limb Development 1997 Unknown
James Kleeman Richard Peterson Toxicology of 2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCCD) in aquatic and mammalian species: Part 1. TCDD toxicity, bioaccumulation and biotransformation in fish; Part 2. Effects of TCDD on testicular steriodescretion by the rat 1988 Unknown
Lynda Knobeloch John Harkin Use of Mammalian Mitochondrial Electron Transport Particles for the Detection of Toxic Substances in Fresh Water and Evaluation of Chemical Toxicity 1988 Retired
Craig Koeller* Vjekoslav Miletic Effects of Lead on the S-100B Protein of Schwann Cells in the Rat Sciatic Nerve 1998 Government
Katherine Kragtorp Susan Smith Apoptosis and Craniofacial Dysmorphology in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Genetic Modulation and a Contribution of Calcium Signaling 2003 Faculty
Renne Krause* Adnan Elfarra 1,3-Butadiene Oxidation by Human Myeloperoxidase: Role of Chloride ion in Catalysis of Divergent Pathways 1992 Unknown
Kartik Kumar* Joel Pedersen Bovine Gastrointestinal Fluids and Guanidine Hydrochloride Treatment of Montmorillonite-Bound Pathogenic Prion Protein 2012 Industry
Shaina (Johnson) Kumar* Warren Heideman Sox9b Plays a Role in Mediating 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) Induced Cardiotoxicity in the Developing Zebrafish 2012 Unknown
Joesph Kurian Lauren Trepanier The Characterization and Pharmacogenetics of Human Hydroxylamine Reduction 2006 Faculty
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Richard Lambrecht George Bryan Subchronic and Chronic Effects of Hexachlorobenzene Fed to Laboratory Rodents 1986 Faculty
Lisa Landau-Alcorn* Molly Weiler 1988 Unknown
Jill Larson* William Karasov Reproduction and Developmental Anomalies in Double-Crested Cormorants (Phalacrocorax Auritus) on Lake Michigan: An Environmental Contaminants Study 1991 Faculty
Steven Laszewski John Harkin Anaerobic Biodegradation of Carbaryl by Human Intestinal Bacteria 1989 Industry
Maria Leal de Garcia* Richard Peterson Phospholipid Metabolism in Sciatic Nerves from Rats Treated with 2,4-Dithiobiuret 1986 Unknown
Cheol-Koo Lee Tomas Prolla Gene Expression Profile of Aging and its Modification by Caloric Restriction, A-Lipoic Acid, and Coenzyme Q10 in Mice 2003 Unknown
Jong-Min Lee Jeffrey Johnson Nrf2 – dependant ARE Activation in Neural Cells 2003 Faculty
Sung-Kyoung Lee Anne Griep The PDZ proteins, Dlg-1 and Scribble, and core PCP protein, Vangl2 regulate Fgfr Signaling during Lens Development in the Mouse 2015 Academic Researcher
Edward Levin Robert Bowman The Long-Term Effects of Developmental Lead Exposure on Learning and Memory in Monkeys 1984 Faculty
Guangming Li Mark Cook Modulation of Cyclooxygenase and Other NF-κB Regulated Gene Products by Conjugated Fatty Acids 2004 Industry
Yafan Li Terry Oberley Morphological and Biochemical Mechanisms Linked to the Development of Papilloma-Independent Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma in PKC Epsilon Overexpression Transgenic Mice 2005 Unknown
Betsy Lin* Ronald Hinsdill Evaluation of Immunomodulatory Effects of Selected Carbamates Using In Vitro Assay Systems 1990 Unknown
Robert Lipinski Wade Bushman Chemical and Genetic Perturbations of Hedgehog Signaling and Human Birth Defects 2008 Faculty
Biing-Hui Liu Fun Sun Chu Role of a Selected Enzyme and a Regulatory Protein on Aflatoxin Biosynthesis 1996 Faculty
Jennifer Loertscher B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann In Vitro and In Vivo Effects of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin on Keratinocyte Terminal Differentiation 2001 Faculty
Joseph Loftus Ralph Albrecht Role of the Cytoskeleton in Platelet Structure and Function: Activation, Aggregation, and use as a Model System 1984 Unknown
Jeffrey Lorch William Karasov Role of Fungus Geomyces destructans in Bat White-Nose Syndrome 2012 Government
Linda Loretz Catherine Reznikoff Transformation Studies Using Human Uroepithelial Cells 1986 Other
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Laura Maack-Brondyk* William Sonzogni 1987 Unknown
Amy Mager* Nelson Balke The Impact of Trifluralin on Freshwater Plant Life: A Littoral Enclosure Study 1996 Government
Thomas Malone Brian Fox Cartesian Functional Analysis: A novel method of multidimensional analysis of inter-enzymatic structure-function relationships 2007 Industry
Timothy Maziasz Jerry Hjelle Co-substrate concentrations and synthesis in rat extrahepatic organs and in experimentally-injured rat liver 1987 Retired
Ameesha (Shetty) Mehta William Hickey Nanopods – Characterization of a Novel Bacterial Extracellular Structure 2011 Unknown
Vatsal Mehta Warren Heideman TCDD Induces Valve Defects in the Developing Embryonic Zebrafish Heart and Inhibits Heart Regeneration in the Adult 2009 Industry
Elizabeth (Liz) Miller Joel Pedersen Plant Uptake and Accumulation of Polar and Ionizable Organic Contaminants 2019 Government
Bridget Moran* John Harkin Comparative Evaluation of Biostimulation Approaches for Enhancing In-situ TCE Degradation in Contaminated Aquifers 1996
Molly Morgan David Beebe The Role of the Microenvironment in Mediating Breast Cancer Cell Responses to Xenobiotics. 2019 Industry
Kaoru Muayama* B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann Nitroso-Sulphamethoxazole and Antioxidants in Human Plasma: Strong Correlations Between Reduction to Sulphamethoxazole Hydroxylamine and Ascorbic Acid 2001 Unknown
Jessica Muhlenbeck Mark Cook The Anti-inflammatory Properties of Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Trans-11 Vaccenic Acid in Immune Mediated Inflammatory Disease 2018 Industry
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Mark Neveu Henry Pitot Modifications in the Expression of GAP Junction Genes During Neoplastic Development in the Rat Liver 1993 Industry
Jalissa (Wynder) Nguyen Will Ricke Investigating the Role of Environmental Estrogens in Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction 2018 Government
Rachel Novick Adnan Elfarra Flavin-Containing Monooxygenases: Isoform-Dependent Differences in Kinetics, Localization, and Regulation in Mammalian Renal and Hepatic Tissues 2010 Industry
Emile Nuwaysir Henry Pitot Effects of the Antiestrogen Tamoxifen on Xenobiotic Metabolizing Enzyme Expression in Rat Liver 1997 Industry
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Mara O’Brien Norman Drinkwater Effects of Sex Hormones on Hepatic Gene Expression and Hepatocarcinogenesis in the Mouse 2008 Academic Researcher
Matthew Oberley Peggy Farnham Development of a High-Throughput Microarray Based Assay to Analyze Mechnisms of E2F6-Mediated Transcriptional Regulation 2003 Faculty
Chelsea O’Driscoll Joshua Mezrich The Role of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor in Atmospheric Particulate Matter-Mediated Autoimmunity 2018 Academic Researcher
Kathleen O’Leary James Tracy Purification and characterization of glutathione S-transferases from Schistosoma mansoni 1989 Academic Researcher
Charles Olmsted Katrina McMahon The Ecology of Electroactive Bacterioplankton in Humic Lakes 2022 Academic Researcher
Jake Olson Mark Cook The ruminant-derived fatty acids cis-9, trans-11 conjugated linoleic acid and trans-11 vaccenic acid are anti-inflammatory in the collagen-induced arthritis model: Evidence of intestinal barrier dysfunction associated with chronic arthritis 2016 Academic Researcher
James Olson Fun Sun Chu Monitoring Sterigmatocystin Exposure in the Rat Model: An Immunochemical Study 1991 Unknown
Kofi Opong-Mensah William Porter Structure-Toxicity Relations of some Substituted 2-Benzoyl-1H-indene-1,3(2H)-dione Rodenticides 1986 Unknown
Elyse (Lee) Osterweil George Wilding JunD: The Missing Link Between the Androgen Signaling Axis and Oxidative Stress in Prostate Cancer 2005 Government
Erin Ostrem-Loss Jae-Hyuk Yu Metabolism of Benzo(a)pyrene by Aspergillus sp. and the Implications for Human Health 2018 Academic Researcher
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Tammy (Elmergreen) Palenski Nader Sheibani Cytochrome P450 1B1 and Ocular Angiogenesis 2013 Industry
Hee Soo Park Jae-Hyuk Yu Regulation of Aspergillus sporogenesis and toxigenesis by the velvet proteins 2013 Faculty
Jessica Parrott Christopher Bradfield Endogenous Signaling and Regulation of the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Pathway 2023 Other
Sabine Pellett James Tracy The Role of the MAK16 Protein in Ribosome Biogenesis in the Yeast Saccharomyces Cerevisiae 2004 Academic Researcher
Shelby Petersen* Chad Vezina 2020 Industry
Ly Pham Eric Sandgren Classification and Functional Genomics of Mouse Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Influence of Specific Initiating Oncogene(s) 2014 Government
Stephen Ploch* Daniel Smith Skate (Raja erinacea) Basolateral liver plasma membrane vesicles Exhibit Urea-sensitive System A-like Activity 1992 Industry
Lynn Pottenger John Harkin Characterization and Purification of a Novel cytochrome P450 from the Transformable Cell Line, C3H/10T1/2 1990 Industry
Amy Prasch-Landreman Richard Peterson Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Signaling and 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin Toxicity in the Developing Zebrafish Embryo 2004 Industry
Jairaj Puthenveettil Catherine Reznikoff Alterations in p53 and p16 Pathways in Human Uroepithelial Cell Transformation 1999 Industry
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Harry Read James Miller Testing of Chemicals and Environmental Water Samples for Toxicity with Mitochondria-Based Assays 1990 Academic Researcher
Lisa Reedich* Paul Koch 2016 Other
Monica Reinholz Vjekoslav Miletic The Effects of Chronic Lead Acetate and Acute Triethyllead Chloride Exposures on the Development of the Rat Hippocampal Protein Kinase C System 1996 Other
Sharon Ripp Adnan Elfarra Cysteine Conjugate and Methionine S. Oxidations by Flavin-containing Monooxygenases 1998 Industry
Maureen Ripple George Wilding Androgen Modulation of the Prooxidant-antioxidant balance of the Human Prostate Carcinoma Cells 1996 Other
J. Lea Roberts* David Jarrard The Effects of In Utero and Lactational 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin Exposure on Epigenetic Processes in the Mouse Prostate During Development 2007 Governmnet
Carlos Rodriguez John Harkin Degradation of atrazine in subsoils and groundwater plus aquifer sediments 1995
Carlos Rodriguez-Negron Vijayasaradhi Setaluri Role of Cyclic AMP Signaling in Melanoma 2017 Academic Researcher
Beth Roman Richard Peterson Effects of In Utero and Lactational 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-Dioxin Exposure on Androgen Production and Prostate Development in the Male Rat 1997 Faculty
Peter Rose John Harkin Molecular Techniques for the Examination of Escherichia coli in Soils 2000 Industry
Kennedy (Ned) Rubert IV Joel Pedersen Tetracycline Antibiotic Distribution and Transformation in Freshwater Systems 2008 Academic Researcher
Echoleah Rufer Susan Smith Marginal Maternal Iron Deficiency Exacerbates Alcohol-Induced Learning Deficits and Neurodegeneration in Offspring 2010 Industry
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Kris Sachsenmeier B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann The Role of Adhesion in Keratinocyte Apoptosis 1996 Industry
Christine Sadek B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann The Regulation and Expression of Cytochrome P450IA1 in Normal Human Keratinocytes 1995 Industry
Benjamin Sanchez-Sedillo* Russell Groves 2019 Unknown
Jordan Sand Ajit Verma Role of Protein Kinase Cε in Ultraviolet Radiation Carcinogenesis 2010 Industry
Linda Sargent Henry Pitot Study of the Individual and Combined Effects of the Nonplanar 2,4,2′,5′-Tetrachlorobiphenyl and the Planar 3,4,3′,4′-Tetrachlorobiphenyl In Vivo and In Vitro the Two Major Target Organs of Polychlorinated Biphenyl Toxicity 1991 Government
Peter Sausen Adnan Elfarra Cysteine Conjugate S-Oxidase: Characterization, Purification and Investigation into its possible role in Cysteine Conjugate-Induced Nephrotoxicity 1992 Industry
Susan Schantz Robert Bowman Behavioral Effects in Offspring of Female Rhesus Monkeys (M. Mulatta) Exposed Chronically to Low Levels of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-P-Dioxin 1985 Faculty
Travis Schmit Nihal Ahmad Regulation of Polo-like Kinase 1 by Numb during the Melanoma Cell Cycle 2010 Industry
Candy Schrank* Mark Cook Immune Function Assays for Waterfowl 1989 Retired
Patrick Schwartz Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly The Role of the Circadian Clock in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma 2022 Other
Steven Schwartz Michael Pariza Chemical alterations of betacyanin and chlorophyll pigments during processing and a toxicological investigation of betalain pigments 1982 Faculty
Mark Seefeld Richard Peterson The Effects of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin on Body Weight Regulation in the Rat 1982 Industry
Rebecca Selzer Adnan Elfarra Characterization of DNA Abducts of Butadiene Monoxide 1997 Industry
Clarissa (Booth) Shaffer Joel Pedersen Novel Chemical and Biological Routes of Prion Degradation in Soil 2014 Industry
Weihua Shan Terry Oberley Redox States of Thioredoxin 1 as a Biomarker of Redox Imbalance in Cancer 2011 Unknown
Erin Shanle Wei Xu Understanding the Role of Estrogen Receptor Beta in Triple Negative Breast Cancers 2013 Faculty
Jane Sharer Adnan Elfarra Specific Differences in Butadiene Monoxide Metabolism: Implications for 1,3-Butadiene Toxicity 1993 Industry
Michael Shea Linda Schuler Prolactin-induced ERα+ Mammary Carcinomas: Cancer Stem Cells and Responses to Therapy 2017 Industry
Leonard Shore Gerard Odell A Proposed Mechanism Describing an Alternative Pathway of Bilirubin Metabolism 1992 Deceased
Emelyne (Dengler) Smith* Richard Peterson Assessing the Toxicity of Three Classes of Chemicals Using the Zebrafish Embryo 2007 Other
Yong-Seok Song* Nader Sheibani Cytochrome P450 1B1 and Regulation of Redox Homeostasis 2022 Academic Researcher
Paula Souik* Fun Sun Chu Production and Characterization of Antibodies for the Marine Phycotoxin Domoic Acid 1998 Government
Christopher Sprague Adnan Elfarra Species Differences in the Metabolism and Toxicity of 3-Butene-1, 2-diol, a Major Metabolite of 1,3-Butadiene 2004 Industry
Noel Stanton* John Harkin The role of air contaminants in oedema of the tomato 1982 Government
Maisie Steinbrink* Lloyd Smith Embargoed 2018 Government
Paul Stevens* Charles Czuprynski Investigations on the Mechanism of Pasteurella Haemolytica Leukotoxin Mediated Killing of Bovine Leukocytes 1996 Industry
Geoffrey Stilwell Richard fFrench-Constant The Molecular Characterization of a Novel Gaba Receptor Gene in Drosophila Melanogaster 1997 Faculty
Ashley (Poenitzsch) Strong Vladimir Spiegelman The role of microRNA-340 in the development and progression of melanoma 2015 Industry
Young-Joon Surh William Bleam Metabolic Activation of Hydroxymethyl Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Electrophilic and Mutagenic Sulfuric Acid Ester Formation, DNA Adducts, and Carcinogenicity 1990 Faculty
Jessica Sutherland Janet Greger The Kinetics of Absorption, Tissue Distribution, Biliary Secretion, and Urinary Excretion of Ingested Aluminum 1997 Industry
Deeba Syed Hasan Mukhtar A Dietary Flavonoid Fisetin for the Prevention and Treatment of Melanoma 2011 Academic Researcher
Name Advisor Thesis Work Degree Year Current Position
Yu-Tzu Tai Michael Gould The Genetic Penetrance of neu In Rat Mammary Glands In Vivo 1996 Academic Researcher
Rohinton Tarapore Hasan Mukhtar Targeting Wnt/Beta-catenin signaling with a dietary triterpene lupeol 2010 Industry
Justin Teeguarden Henry Pitot Application and Extension of Multistage Hepatocarcinogenesis in the Rat to the Quantification of the Stages of Promotion and Progression 1999 Government
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