Former Graduate Student Profiles

Anthony Orvedahl

Anthony Orvedahl

Undergraduate: University of Colorado
Graduate program: MSTP (M.D./Ph.D.) Program and Molecular Microbiology Program
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Project: Role of autophagy in antiviral host defense
Where did he go? Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo.

Eunmyong Lee

Eunmyong Lee

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Undergrad:
Korea University, Seoul National University
Graduate program: Cancer Biology, UT Southwestern
Mentors: Beth Levine, M.D.
Project: The role of autophagy in early development and tumor suppression using a zebrafish model system
Where did she go? Research Scientist in the Department of Medical Life Science at the Catholica University of Korea, Seoul, Korea

Zaiming “Cherry” Tang

Zaiming Tang

Hometown: Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Undergraduate: Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Graduate Institution: College of Life Science, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China
Mentor: Qing Zhong, M.D. Ph.D.
Project: Autophagy regulated primary ciliogenesis
Where did she go? Associate Professor at Zhejing University, Institution for Translational Research, China 

Zhenyi An

Zhenyi An

Undergrad: Shandong University
Graduate program: Genetics and Development Program
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Project: Analysis of Beclin 1 in autophagy and tumor suppression
Where did she go? Postdoc at the University of California, San Francisco

Mindy Lee

Mindy Lee

Hometown: Taipei, Taiwan
Undergrad: University of Pennsylvania
Graduate program: Integrative Biology
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Projects: The role of peroxin proteins in selective mitophagy and virophagy; The role of exercise-induced autophagy in delaying breast cancer progression.
Where did she go? Medical Scientist Training Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Tabitha Ting

Tabitha Ting

Hometown: Aurora, Colorado
Undergrad: University of Colorado at Denver
Graduate program: Integrative Biology
Mentor: Beth Levine, M.D.
Projects: Investigating positive regulators of autosis, a form of autophagic cell death. Examining the role of autophagy in viral infection.
Where did she go? TBD