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Principal Investigators Projects

O'ConnellMary O'Connell, Ph.D.
Regents Professor
Plant & Environmental Sciences


Email: moconnel at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-5172
http://molbio.nmsu.edu

Program:
Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research.

ITREC:
Integrated Training and Evaluation Core.

Research Interests: Plant Secondary Metabolism, Drought and Disease Resistances.



UnguezGraciela Unguez, Ph.D.
Professor
Biology


Email: gunguez at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-7963
Unguez Lab website

Program:
Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research.

Research Interests: Neuromuscular Physiology; Developmental Neurobiology



U54-2 Investigators (2013-2018)

A.AshleyAmanda Ashley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Email: ashleyak at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-2084

Pilot Project 2:
Therapeutic targets for doxorubicin resistant breast cancer.

Full Project 5:
A new paradigm to identify targeted therapies for triple negative breast cancer.

R.AshleyRyan Ashley, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Animal and Range Sciences

Email: ryashley at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-4135

Full Project 3:
Advancing understanding of hormonal contributors to breast cancer etiology and progression.

 

HoustonJessica Houston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Email: jph at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-5563

Full Project 4:
Time-resolved flow cytometric study of cell signalling.

LombardKevin Lombard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Plant & Environmental Sciences

Email: klombard at nmsu.edu
Tel: (505) 960-7757

Pilot Project 1:
Where Health and Horticulture Intersect: A Navajo Wellness Collaboration.

Pilot Project 6:
Engaging School and Family in Navajo Gardening for Health.

PalaciosRebecca Palacios, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Public Health Sciences

Email: rpalacio at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-4309

 

 

OUTREACH Core

Pilot Project 7:
A Culturally Adapted Enhancing Connections Program for Hispanic Mothers Diagnosed with Cancer: A Partnership Feasibility Study.

M ShusterMichele Shuster, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biology

Email: mshuster at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-3916

ITREC:
Integrated Training and Evaluation Core.

M ShusterJianjun (Paul) Tian, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mathematics

Email: jtian at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-2323

Pilot Project 8:
Toward Collective Dynamics of Solid Tumor with its Microenvironment.

Past U54-1 Investigators (2007-2012)

CurtissJennifer Curtiss, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biology


Email: curtij01 at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-5611

Full Project 6:
Genetic analysis of Egfr signaling and cell adhesion.

 

Del ValleJuan Del Valle, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
University of South Frlorida

Email: juan.delvalle at moffitt.org
Tel: (813) 745-6142

Pilot Project 1:
Synthesis of new ligands for the characterization of siderophore- ExFABP interactions.

HoustonJessica Houston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemical Engineering

Email: jph at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-5563

Pilot Project 13:
Time-resolved flow cyotmetric study of cell signalling.

HoustonKKevin Houston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry/Biochemistry

Email: khouston at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-3918

 

Pre-Pilot Project 17:
Inhibition of ER-dependent cell signaling by GPER: potential role for p27kip1
.

LombardKevin Lombard, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Plant & Environmental Sciences

Email: klombard at nmsu.edu
Tel: (505) 960-7757

Pre-Pilot Project 11:
Gardends for Health: Development of an Intervention Model for the Preventin or Management of Diet Related Illness Among the Navajo.

LyonsBarbara Lyons, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chemistry/Biochemistry

Email: blyons at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-6702

 

 

Pilot Project 10:
Comparison of protein-protein interactions of Grb7 and s-SHIP within the P13 kinase signaling pathway of stem cells.

RowlandAaron Rowland, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry/Biochemistry

 

 

Pre-Pilot Project 19:
The role of lipid mediators in cellular metabolism: CYP2S1 and Ex-FABP
.

M ShusterMichele Shuster, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biology

Email: mshuster at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-3916

Full Project 7:
Undergraduate student training in cancer research.

 

 

SongJoe Song, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Computer Science

Email: joemsong at cs.nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-4299

Pilot Project 3:
Discovery of gene regulatory networks controlling cell cycle exit in drosophila, using the discrete dynamic system model.

UleryApril Ulery, Ph.D.
Professor
Plant & Environmental Sciences

Email: aulery at nmsu.edu
Tel:(575)646-2219

Pilot Project 15:
Metal Exposure Assessment in Southern New Mexico.

VanVoorhiesWayne van Voorhies, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Molecular Biology

Email:wvanvoor at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-8610

Pilot Project 2:
How does metabolic rate affect age-induced genomic instability?

Vilchis Hugo Vilchis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director
Public Health Sciences;
Border Epidemiology and
Environmental Health Center



Pilot Project 4:
Graduate training in cancer research and health disparities.
Pilot Project 5:
Promotora outreach for cervical cancer screening.
Pilot Project 9:

"Una Mano Amiga, patient navigator program for Southwest New Mexico. 
Pilot Project 16:
Health Disparities and Access to Participation in Cancer-related Research.

 

LoestU54 Program Manager

Lené (Helena) Löest

Plant & Environmental Sciences

Webmaster (http://cancer.nmsu.edu)
Email: hloest at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-5104

KarolineCancer Health Educator-National Outreach Network (NON)

Karoline Sondgeroth
Public Health Sciences

Email: ksondg at nmsu.edu
Tel: (575) 646-5065

KarolineCancer Health Educator-Farmington

Eugena Armijillo
Public Health Sciences

Email: eugena at nmsu.edu
Tel: (505) 960-7757

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This U54 PACR Program (New Mexico State University/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) is supported by the
National Cancer Institute [5U54CA132383 and 5U54CA132381].
Webmaster: L. Loest.  Updated August 2016.

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