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Research Pharmaceutical

Location:
Dallas, TX
Posted:
April 08, 2016

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Education

Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, 2016

M.S., Biotechnology, University of Texas at Dallas, 2011

B.S., Biology, University of Texas at Dallas, 2008

Awards and Honors: Golden Key Honour Society

Research Positions

Graduate Student/ Research Assistant, 2011-2016

Dr. Junxuan Lu’s Lab

Concentration: Prostate Cancer

Investigated mechanisms by which Selenium in the form of Methylseleninic acid in inhibiting prostate cancer cell growth

Investigated combination effect of both Selenium alone and in combination with approved chemotherapeutic drugs (Cabazitaxel and Docetaxel)

Teaching Assistant, 2011-2012

Course: Drug and Delivery Systems Lab

Assisted in the daily lab practical with the pharmacy students (grading assignments and overseeing the compounding lab)

Teaching Assistant, 2012-2013

Course: Anatomy Lab

Assisted in the cadaver lab practical with the pharmacy students

Teaching Assistant, 2013-2016

Course: Anatomy and Physiology

Assisted in the daily class assignments (grading problem sets; proctoring weekly quizzes and exams)

Publications, poster and other Presentations:

1.Improving the Chemotherapy of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer with Next-Generation Selenium. Peer presentation for Graduate Seminar Series. September 5, 2012. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

2.Improving the Efficacy of Taxane Drugs with Methylseleninic Acid in the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Peer presentation for Graduate Seminar Series. September 25, 2013. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

3.Improving the Efficacy of Taxane Drugs with Methylseleninic Acid in the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Poster Presentation Lubbock Research Days. March 2014. Kito Barrow, Jinhui Zhang, Peixin Jiang, Cheng Jiang, Junxuan Lu. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas.

4.Improving the Efficacy of Taxane Drugs with Methylseleninic Acid in the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Poster Presentation Amarillo SOP Research Days June 2014. Kito Barrow, Jinhui Zhang, Peixin Jiang, Cheng Jiang, Junxuan Lu. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

5.Taxanes and Methylseleninic Acid for the Combinational Therapy of Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer. Peer presentation for Graduate Seminar Series. October 22, 2014. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

6.Taxanes and Methylseleninic Acid for the Combinational Therapy of Castration

Resistant Prostate Cancer - Animal Models. Peer presentation for Graduate Seminar Series. April 15, 2015. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

7.Developing a xenograft model of castration-resistant prostate cancer. Poster Presentation Amarillo SOP Research Days. June 2015. Kito Barrow, Suni Tang, Yong Zhang, Cheng Jiang, Junxuan Lu. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

8.Long-Term Androgen Deprived Prostate Cancer Cells and Xenograft Models. Michael W. Melkus, Suni Tang, Peixin Jiang, Kito Barrow, Junxuan Lu, and Cheng Jiang. Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX 79106. Poster Presentation Amarillo SOP Research Days June 2015.

9.Barrow, K., Jiang, C., Lu, J. Mono-methyl selenium and cancer therapy: current status and future translational research needs. Biochemistry and Pharmacology. 2015.

10. Prostate Cancer Intervention by Methylseleninic Acid: Strengthening a Case for Human Translation. Dissertation Defense. February 3, 2016. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, Texas.

Professional Society Memberships

Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (2013 to Present)

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (2011 to Present)

American Association of Cancer Research (2014 to Present)

American Association of Cancer Research – Minority in Cancer Research (2014 to Present)

Other Associations

Graduate Student Association of Amarillo

Inter-Professional Ambassadors



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