Faculty Mentors

Faculty mentors will be responsible for preparing the Individual Development Plan, with the assistance of the student; assist the student in developing professional networks and in the selection of appropriate co-mentors; and developing the students’ identity as a scientist and educator.


Misty Eaton, Ph.D.
Faculty, Department of Biochemistry
Research Topic: Functional Role of Potassium Channels in Astrocytes

 

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Lilia Kucheryavykh, Ph.D.
Faculty, Department of Biochemistry
Research Topic: Role of brain macrophages in tumor growth and dispersal, as well as the mechanisms of interaction between tumor cells and brain macrophages

 

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Michelle Martínez, Ph.D.
Faculty, Department of Biochemistry
Research Topic: Breast cancer invasion, metastasis, and cancer cell survival. Diabetes susceptibility genes, natural compounds as therapeutics for disease