Archives: Professionals

Caroline Riedstra, PhD student

PhD student
Email: dxd9hs@virginia.edu

New student!

Jingwen (Wendy) Hu, PhD student

PhD student
Email: jh5ms@virginia.edu

New student!

Sonia Patel, Undergraduate

Undergraduate
Email: sap2zb@virginia.edu

“I am studying the mesenchymal-like features of melanoma cells that migrate along blood vessels in the brain/CNS.”

James McCann, PhD

Former Graduate Student

Sarah-Wang

Sarah Wang, MSTP Student

MSTP Student
Email: scw5dn@virginia.edu

“I am focused on interactions between brain tropic melanoma cells and the vasculature. I am studying how cancer cells utilize vascular-derived factors to invade and spread along the surface of brain blood vessels.”

Amber Liu

Amber Liu

Undergraduate Researcher

Yu Zhan

Yu Zhang, PhD

Research Associate
Email: yz4jg@virginia.edu

“I am interested in the interactions between blood vessels and cancer cells during brain metastasis. I’m currently developing new models and using quantitative live imaging to study mechanisms of tumor-blood vessel co-option in melanoma metastasis to brain.”

Jamie Null

Jamie Null, PhD Student

PhD Student
Email: jln5me@virginia.edu

“My research focuses on cancer-associated fibroblast (CAFs) heterogeneity in solid tumors. I use a lineage tracing mouse model that allows us to study the spatial and temporal distribution of CAF subtypes and their progeny and their association with the vasculature in the tumor microenvironment.”

Lin Xiao, PhD

Former Graduate Student

James Dunleavey, PhD

Former Graduate Student