Recent Research and Thesis Projects
2011, Hussein Alhinas, Research Project: Investigating the role of Bim, Bax and AKT as biomarker proteins of Ramos and HCT-116 cell lines in response to chemotherapy treatment.
2011, Samah J. Almehmadi, Research Project: The effect of MDM2 inhibitors and doxorubicin treatment on different cancer cell lines.
2011, Olatz Arrizabalaga, Research Project: The induction of apoptosis under the actions of doxorubicin and carboplatin versus its rescue using propranolol: the role of p53 and Bax in the intrinsic apoptotic pathway.
2012, Tracy A. Brennan, Research Project: Inhibition of proliferation and apoptotic properties of curcumin, in breast and colon cancer.
2011 – Present, Rany Farid, Research Project: Neural differentiating conditions for in vitro treatment of tetratomic cancer stem cells.
2011 – Present, Junning Huang, Research Project: Examination of the tumor suppressor role of MDM2 and FOXO3A in HCT-116 cells in response to the anticancer drugs 5-fluorouracil and etoposide.
2012, Natalia Junqueira Sumi, Thesis Project: FoxO3 is not involved in the apoptosis of the MDA-MB-231 cell line.
2011, Rakesh Reddy Peddareddygari, Research Project: Study of GSK 3β protein from A549 human lung cancer cells and apoptosis induced by 5-fluorouracil and etoposide.
2011 – Present, Jayme Phillips, Research Project: Comparison of expressed/phosphorylated p21Cip1 and p27Kip1 in three cancer cell lines.
2011, Sarra Rahem, Research Project: Maspin expression influences response to chemotherapeutic drugs through AKT pathway modulation.
2011 - Present, Fatimah S. Sharyawi, Research Project: Assessing the effect of inhibition PI3 kinase on PI3 kinase/ Akt pathway on a colon cancer cell line