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Martin Tenniswood, Ph.D.

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Colm Morrissey, Ph.D. (University College, Dublin) October,1999.

Thesis Title: The Effects of Age and Androgen Ablation on the Morphology and Biochemistry of the Rat Ventral Prostate.

Current Position: Associate Research Professor, Co-Director Genitourinary Oncology Laboratory, Department of Urology, University of Washington Seattle, WA

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Jacintha O'Sullivan, Ph.D. (University College, Dublin) June 2000.

Thesis Title: Intracellular Trafficking and Post Translational Modifications of Clusterin in Breast Cancer Cells During Apoptosis.

Current Position: Professor, Department of Surgery, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

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Zhengqi Wang, Ph.D. ((University of Notre Dame) August 2000.

Thesis Title: Regulation of Rat Clusterin Gene Expression

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics Emory Univeristy, Atlanta, GA.

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Ping Zhan, Ph.D. ((University of Notre Dame) December 2002.

Thesis Title: Apoptosis and Tumor Invasion in Prostate Cancer.

Current Position: Principal Statistician AstraZeneca Innovation Center China, Shanghai, China.

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Edmund Lee Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) December 2002.

Thesis Title: Abrogation of DNA Fragmentation: A Mechanism for Tumor Progression in Prostate Cancer.

Current Position: Associate Director (Discovery Technologies and Orphan Diseases), Regulus Therapeutics, San Diego, CA.

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Lorna Whyte Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) Spring 2005.

Thesis Title: Effects of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs) on Invasion and Metastasis in Breast Cancer.
(Supported by a Dissertation Award from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fdn.)

Current Position: EMEA Channel Manager, MP Biochemicals, Heidelberg, Germany

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Somdutta Roy Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) Spring 2006.

Thesis Title: Mechanism of Action of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors in Prostate Cancer Progression.
(Supported by a Dissertation Award from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fdn.)

Current Position: Scientist II, Stem CentRx, South San Francisco, CA.

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Peter McHenry Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) (University of Notre Dame) Fall 2008.

Thesis Title: Elucidating the Mechanisms of Action of the Novel Marine Macrolide Iejimalide.
(Supported by a Dissertation Award from the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fdn.)

Current Position: Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Southwestern Adventist University, Keene, TX

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Sarah Mordan-McCombs Ph.D. (University of Notre Dame) (University of Notre Dame) Spring 2009.

Thesis Title: Role of the Vitamin D Receptor in the Progression of Prostate Cancer in LPB-Tag Transgenic Mice.

Current Position: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Biology, Franklin College, Franklin, IN

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Randy Jeffrey MD, PhD (University of Notre Dame) (University of Notre Dame) Fall 2012.

Thesis Title: Effects of the anti-androgen bicalutamide on prostate cancer cells.

Current Position: Cardiology Fellow, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

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Winnie Wang Ph.D (University at Albany, Spring 2014).

Thesis Title: Cross talk between vitamin D3- and testosterone-mediated signaling in prostate cancer cells.
(supported by CDMRP pre-doctoral fellowship 2011-2014).
Awarded University at Albany Distinguished Dissertation Award.

Current Position: Lead Scientist, miR Diagnostics LLC, Rensselaer, NY 12144

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Namita Chatterjee, Ph.D. (University at Albany, 2015).

Thesis Title: Role of Acetylation in Transactivation of Genes that Regulate Cell Cycle and Cell Death in Inflammatory Breast Cancer.

Current Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland Oregon

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Ann-Christin Gaupel Ph.D. (University at Albany, Spring 2015).

Thesis Title: A Functional Genomics Approach to Investigate the Mechanism of Action of the Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor CG-1521 Systems.

Current Position: Post-doctoral Fellow, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany