Interdisciplinary Training

2001 Fellows

The following is a list of the 2001 fellows, their mentors, and the titles of their proposals. An abstract of each fellow's project is available by clicking on their name.

Brett Chevalier
Mentors: Dr. Ray Monnat (UW Pathology) and Dr. Barry Stoddard (Basic Sciences)
Proposal Title: "Engineering Homing Endonucleases as Gene-Specific Reagents for Cancer Therapy"

Danielle Friedrichsen
Mentors: Dr. Elaine Ostrander (Clinical) and Janet Stanford (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Cloning Genes for Susceptibility to Breast and Prostate Cancer"

Andrew Hallahan, Immunex Fellow
Mentors: Dr. Jim Olson (Clinical), Dr. Steve Tapscott (HB), and Dr. Lue Ping Zhao (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Retinoid-Induced Neuronal Differentiation and Apoptosis of Medulloblastoma"

Harry Hwang
Mentors: Dr. Bruce Clurman (Clinical) and Dr. Peggy Porter (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Cell Cycle Analysis in Multi-step Tumorigensis"

Bob Kimmel
Mentors: Dr. Paul Neiman (Basic Sciences) and Dr. Scott Davis (PHS)
Proposal Title: "Gene Amplification and Expression in Thyroid Cancer "

Michael Manion
Mentors: Dr. David Hockenbery (Clinical and HB) and Dr. Kam Zhang (Basic)
Proposal Title: "Functional Analyses of a Small Molecule Bcl-XL Inhibitor"

Sabrina Peterson
Mentors: Dr. Johanna Lampe (PHS) and Dr. David Eaton (UW Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health)
Proposal Title: "Effects of Phytochemicals on Human CYP1A2 Activity in Humans and a Yeast Expression System: Implications for Aflatoxin Metabolism"

Kim Robien
Mentors: Dr. Neli Ulrich (PHS) and Dr. Jerry Radich (Clinical)
Proposal Title: "Folate status and risk of relapse following hematopoietic cell transplant for chronic myelogenous leukemia"

Michael Schlador
Mentors: Dr. Barbara Trask (HB) and Dr. Daniel Storm (UW Pharmacology)
Proposal Title: "The Role of Natural Genetic Variation in Odorant Recognition"

Karen Spratt
Mentors: Dr. Christopher Kemp (HB) and Dr. Jonathan Cooper (Basic)
Proposal Title: "Analysis of Ras Induced Pathways During Lung Tumor Progression In Vivo"

Django Sussman
Mentors: Dr. Barry Stoddard (Basic) and Dr. Julian Simon (HB)
Proposal Title: "Development of Enzyme Deregulators as Antiproliferative Agents Using Yeast Genetics and Structural Biology"

Hisashi Tanaka, Kilworth Fellow
Mentors: Dr. Meng-Chao Yao (Basic) and Dr. Steve Tapscott (HB)
Proposal Title: "Chromosome Breakage and Large DNA Palindrome Formation in Mammalian Cells"

Vladimir Vigdorovich
Mentors: Dr. Dusty Miller (HB) and Dr. Roland Strong (Basic)
Proposal Title: "Characterization of the Receptor-Binding Site of JSRV Envelope Glycoprotein"

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