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Angela Russo, PHD

Research Assistant Professor

russoa@uic.edu

Angela got her PHD from UNC Chapel Hill and was a postdoc at UIC in Pharmacology. She is working on molecular mechanisms of ovarian tumor

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Tova Bergsten

MD/PHD graduate student

bergste1@uic.edu

Tova got her BA from Princeton and trained in industry in New York before coming to UIC for the MSTP program.  She is imaging chemical communication in ovarian metastasis as part of her F30.

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Didi Zha

PHD graduate student

dzha2@uic.edu

Didi got her M.S. at Northwestern in Bioengineering before joining the PSCI program in 2020. She is working on endocrine disrupting compounds and extracellular vesicles.

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Jane Miglo

PHARMD/PHD student

ymiglo2@uic.edu

Jane received her B.S. from Johns Hopkins and did research at Fox Chase.  She is working developing ovarian cancer on a chip and the role of ovulation on cancer progression. She was awarded an AFPE scholarship.

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Monica Haughan

PHD graduate student

mhaughan@uic.edu

Monica earned her B.S. at Purdue and was previously a SURF scholar in our UIC program. She is working on imaging omental metastasis and new therapies for ovarian cancer. 

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Alfredo Lopez Carrero

undergraduate researcher

Alfredo is a L@sGanas and SURF scholar completing his undergraduate degree at UIC. He is working with Dr. Russo on ovulation and ovarian cancer.

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Nancy Limon

undergraduate researcher

Nancy is a L@sGanas student completing her undergraduate degree at UIC. She is working with Didi on extracellular vesicles and microfluidics.

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Amrita Salvi, PHD

Research Assistant Professor

amritas@uic.edu

Amrita got her BS and MS from U. of Mumbai and her PHD from Nanyang Technological University. She is working on PHYs in ovarian cancer and PAX8.

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Elizabeth Kaweesa, PHD

postdoctoral fellow

ekaweesa@uic.edu

Elizabeth got her PHD from the University of Florida. She is a K12 IRACDA fellow training in both research and teaching. 

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Manead Khin

PHD graduate student

mkhin2@uic.edu

Manead received her B.S. from UNC Greensboro before joining the PSCI graduate program in 2020.  She is working on natural product drug discovery and recently received the Kirstein award as well as being a University Fellow.

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Daniel Lantvit

research specialist

lantvit@uic.edu

Dan is the guru of all things related to animal work.  He is currently managing the animal colony, assisting students and postdocs, and training for marathons and triathlons.

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Kathy De La Torre

UIC PREP Scholar

Kathy is a UIC PREP scholar. She recently graduated from U. of Illinois and worked in the Flaws lab. She is currently studying fallopian tube tumorigenesis.

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Jacqueline Bazioli

PHD Scholar 

Jaqueline is a PHD student at Universidade de Campinas in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is studying natural products from fungal strains. While in our lab, she will learn cancer biology assays. 

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Will Alcantar

undergraduate researcher

Will is a GPPA Pharmacy student who is majoring in biology. He is working with Manead Khin on natural products for drug discovery.