PREP Students

Best Wishes to the following PREP Scholars who will be entering Ph.D. Programs in the Fall of 2014!

Randi Cheatham - Child and Adolescent Psychology, Florida International University

Maureen Connolly - Geography, University of Wisconsin

Simon Kelow - Molecular Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania

Jessica Lackey - Environmental and Natural Resources, University of Minnesota

Diana Medina - Immunology, University of Puerto Rico Medical Science Campus

Isaac Nzuki - Psychology, Southern Illinois University

Sarena Senegal - Chemistry, University of Kansas

Publications by Current and Former PREP Scholars

Adediran, S., Day, T., Sil, D., Kimbrell, M., Warshakoon, H., Malladi, S. & David, S. (2009, September-October). Synthesis of a Highly Water-Soluble Derivative of Amphotericin B with Attenuated Proinflammatory Activity. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 6(5): 1582-90.

Begay, B., Alexander, H.M. & Questad, E. (2011). Effect of Mid-Summer Haying on Growth and Reproduction in Prairie Forbs. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 114(1-2): 108-114.

Kimbrell, M.R., Warshakoon, H., Cromer, J.R., Malladi, S., Hood, J.D., Balakrishna, R., Scholdberg, T.A., & David, S.A. (2008, April). Comparison of the immunostimulatory and proinflammatory activities of candidate Gram-positive endotoxins, lipoteichoic acid, peptiodoglycan, and lipopeptides, in murine and human cells. Immunology Letters. 118: 132-114.

Koontz, J. (2006). Physiological studies on a new isolate of the gut fungus, Smittium culisetae (Trichomycetes: Harpellales), from wetland mosquito larvae, Aedes vexans (Diptera: Culicidae). Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 109(3/4): 175-183.

Preston, J.C., Martinez, C.C. & Hileman, L.C. (2011, January). Gradual disintegration of the floral symmetry gene network is implicated in the evolution of a wind-pollination syndrome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(6): 2343-2348.

Wacker, M.J., Kosloski, L.M., Gilbert, W.J.R., Touchberry, C.D., Moore, D.S., Kelly, J.K., Brotto, M.B. & Orr, J.A. (2009, September). Inhibition of thromboxane A2-induced arrhythmias and intracellular calcium changes in cardiac myocytes by blockade of the IP3 pathway. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 331(3): 917-24.

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