Environmental Toxicology and Epidemiology Training Grant - Graduates

Supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH.

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Professor Rita Loch-Caruso and two recent graduates



Name Trainee Type and Year Mentor Thesis Title Current Position
Melissa Beck Predoctoral Trainee (2001) Dr. Craig Harris and Dr. Martin Philbert Glutathione and mitochondrial redox status in mechanisms of chemical embryotoxicity Staff Toxicologist, WIL Research Labs, OH
Kelly Brant Predoctoral Trainee (2005) Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso Role of Phospholipase A2 in 2,2',4'6-Tetra-Chlorobiphenyl Induced Stimulation of Uterine Function  
Kyunghee Burkitt Predoctoral Trainee (2007)   Role of Fanconi anemia pathway in head and neck cancer  
Jason Cannon Predoctoral Trainee (2006) Dr. Richard Keep and Dr. Rudy Richardson Glutathione and mitochondrial redox status in mechanisms of chemical embryotoxicity  
Thea Clipson Predoctoral Trainee (2002) Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso The role ATP-dependent potassium channels in nitric oxide-mediated inhibition of uterine contractility Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Cheryl Walker, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, Texas
Diana Cryderman Predoctoral Trainee (2013) Dr. Niladri Basu Metals contamination and chemical exposures in Canada's "Chemical Vally": Implciations for the Aamjiwnaang FIrst Nation  
Jonathon Doorn Predoctoral Trainee (2001) Dr. Rudy Richardson Stereoselective inactivation of serine hydrolases by isomalathion Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado
Jacylyn Goodrich Predoctoral Trainee (2011) Dr. Niladri Basu The influence of genetic polymorphisms on mercury toxicokinetics: Evidence from epidemiological and in vitro studies Postdoctal Fellow, University of Michigan
Jason Hansen Predoctoral Trainee (2002) Dr. Craig Harris Glutathione and oxidative stress in mechanisms of thalidomide embryotoxicity in rats and rabbits Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Marie Csete, Emery University
Terri Miller Predoctoral Trainee (2003) Dr. Martin Philbert Mechanisms of CI-1010-Induced Apoptosis of Retinal Neurons in the C57BL/6J Mouse  
Edmund O'Brien Predoctoral Trainee (2013) Dr.Peter Mancuso
Dr. Dana Dolinoy
The Effect of Bisphenol A Exposure om Mast Cell Function and Pulmonary INfalmmation Associate with Asthma  
Lauren Tetz Predoctoral Trainee
(2012)
Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso Mono-2-ethylhexyl Phthalate Stimulates Parturition-Related Responses in Human Gestational Tissues and Cells Research Fellow, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Laurie Svoboda Predoctoral Trainee (2010) Dr. Rudy J. Richardson Sulfenic acid modification of Kv1.5 is a redox-sensitive fate switch for channel surface expression and degradation  
Natalie Thiex Predoctoral Trainee (2008) Dr. Rita Loch-Caruso    
Ronald Tjalkens Postdoctoral Trainee (2001) Dr. Martin Philbert Mitochondrial permeability transition (MPT) in differential susceptibility of neurons and astrocytes to dinitrobenzene Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

For More Information:

Rita Loch-Caruso
Director
Environmental Toxicology and Epidemiology Program
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
1415 Washington Heights
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Phone: 734-936-1256
rlc@umich.edu