Alumni

Sylvia with her hand on a pyramid.

Sylvia S. Gayle, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2013-2018)

Research Project: 

Current Position


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Jennifer Sahni, PhD

Graduate Student (2012-2017)

Research Project: Defining the Mechanism of Action of Bromodomain and Extraterminal Inhibitors in Triple-Negative Breast Cancers

Current Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow at New York University


Victoria smiling in her white lab coat.

Victoria Osorio Vasquez

PREP Scholar (2016-2017)

Research Project: Studying the synergistic effects of drug treatments for the varying breast cancer subtypes.

Current Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student at New York University


Headshot of Nicole smiling.

Nicole Restrepo

Research Scientist (2015-2017)

Research Project: Determining second and third tier hierarchical co-regulators of mammary epithelial gland cell-fate switches and implications in breast cancer subtypes.

Current Position: Geisinger Health


Myrielis Rivera in her white coat.

Myrielis Rivera

PREP Scholar (2015-2016)

Current Position: M.D. Medical Student at University of Medicine and Health Sciences


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Garrett Dunlap

Undergraduate Student Researcher (2014-2016)

Research Project: Elucidating the role of genes differentially expressed between triple-negative breast cancer and other subtypes.

Current Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student at Harvard Medical


Jennifer holding a plaque.

Jennifer L. Yori, PhD 

Graduate Student (2002-2011), Post-Doctoral Fellow (2011-2015)

Ph.D. Research Project: Discerning the Role of Kruppel-Like Factor 4 in Breast Cancer

Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Project: Determining the mechanistic basis of synergism of combined inhibition of mTOR and Src family kinases in breast cancer

Current Position: Medical Science Liaison for Teva Pharmaceutical


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Erika Ramos

PREP Scholar (2014-2015)

Current Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacology, Northwestern University


Gina holding a plaque.

Gina M. Bernardo, PhD

Graduate Student (2005-2012), Post-Doctoral Fellow (2011-2013)

Ph.D. Research Project: Discerning the Role of FOXA1 in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer

Post-Doctoral Fellow Research Project: Research involving breast cancer and mechanisms related to cancer therapies

Current Position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


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Valery Adorno-Cruz

PREP Scholar (2012-2013)

Current Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student, Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University


Steve at an event smiling.

Steven T. Sizemore, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2008-2012)

Research Project: Identification of factors that control triple negative breast cancer interactions with the tumor microenvironment

Current Position: Senior Research Associate, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Emhonta sitting at a desk.

Emhonta Johnson, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2006-2011)

Research Project: Elucidating the Role of p120 in Her2/neu-induced breast cancer

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, OH


Marjorie in the lab with white gloves on smiling.

Marjorie E. Montanez-Wiscovich, MD, PhD

Graduate Student (2003-2010)

Research Project: Discerning the role of LMO4 as a global modulator of G2/M cell cycle progression and centrosome cycle in breast cancer cells

Current Position: Dermatologist, Metro Health Medical Center


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Carlos De Leon Rodriguez

PREP Scholar (2007-2008)

Current Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Jonathan sitting at his desk.

Jonathan D. Mosley, MD, PhD

Graduate Student (2002-2007)

Research Project: The analysis and utilization of global gene expression data for the study and treatment of breast cancer

Current Position: Instructor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


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Melissa D. Landis, PhD

Graduate Student (1999-2006)

Research Project: Elucidating molecular mechanisms of ErbB2/Neu-induced mammary tumorigenesis

Current Position: Medical Science Liaison, Bayer Healthcare


Erin holding a paper.

Erin L. Miliken, PhD

Graduate Student (1995-2005)

Research Project: Use of a Transgenic Mouse Model of Ovarian Hyperstimulation to Identify Therapeutic Targets and Mechanisms in Hormone-induced Mammary Cancer

Current Position: Science Writer, NOVA Research Company