Program Alumni

Name Thesis title Advisor Current employer/institution
tasnim picture Tasnim Al Rashaideh
M.S.
2020

In Vitro Toxicity Assessment of Cerium Oxide and Zinc Oxide Nano-combination in Human Lung Epithelial Cells

Peter Thorne, Ph.D.
Laura Badtke Laura Badtke
Ph.D.
2014

The influence of gene polymorphisms, modifiable lifestyle factors, and toxicants on the protective effects of the paraoxonase genes. full-text

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. Complete HealthVizion
Visarut Codey Buranasudja Visarut Buranasudja
Ph.D.
2018

DNA Damage and Disruption of Cellular Bioenergetics Contribute to the Anti-Cancer Effect of Pharmacological Ascorbate

Garry Buettner, Ph.D. Chulalongkorn University
Yinwen picture Yinwen Cheng
Ph.D.
2020

Investigation of the anti-tumor responses of Toll-Like Receptor (TLR)-based immunotherapy in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).

Andrean L. Simons-Burnett, PhD
Xin Chen Xi Chen
M.S.
2011

Gluthathione Suppresses the Autoxidation of 2,5-Dihydroxy-4- Chlorobiphenyl

Garry Buettner, Ph.D. Genentech
Dhakal picture Kiran Dhakal
Ph.D.
2014

Urinary sulfate conjugates are markers of inhalation exposure to 4-chlorobiphenyl (PCB3)

Larry Robertson, Ph.D. 2SD Toxicology Services
Claire Doskey Claire Doskey
Ph.D.
2016

Towards Absolute Quantitation in Cell Culture: Expression of Dose of Xenobiotics and Capacity of Cells to Remove H2O2 with Implications to Pharmacological Ascorbate in Cancer Therapy

Garry Buettner, Ph.D. Dow Chemical
Chet Duda Chet Duda
M.S.
2012

The Effect of Low Dose Radiation on Lymphomagenesis in a Bax Over Expressing Mouse Model (full text)

Douglas Spitz, Ph.D. Integrated DNA Technologies
Sabah picture Sabah Enayah
Ph.D.
2016

Heavy Metals, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) and Toxicities in Iowa Construction Workers

Laurence Fuortes, M.D. Thi Qar University
Angelique Eslami Angelique Eslami
M.S.
2009

Free Radical Studies on Mono-, Di-, and Tri-Hydroxyl Substituted Benzene Rings

Garry Buettner, Ph.D.
Elise Fletcher
M.S.
2012

Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibition induces Interleukin-6 via NADPH oxidase enzymes in head and neck cancer

Andrean L. Simons-Burnett, PhD MedTest-Dx
Gopi picture Gopi Gadupudi
Ph.D.
2016

PCB126-induced metabolic disruption: effects on liver metabolism and adipocyte development

Larry Robertson, Ph.D. Charles River Laboratories
Fabian Grimm
Ph.D.
2014

Toxicological and Therapeutic Implications of Interactions Between Polychlorinated Biphenyl Sulfates and Human Transthyretin full text

Michael Duffel, Ph.D. Exxon Mobile Biomedical Sciences, Inc.
Xin Hu Xin Hu
Ph.D.
2013

Distribution, Elimination and Toxicity assessment of Semi-volatile Polychlorobiphenyls (PCBs) after Inhalation Exposure

Peter Thorne, Ph.D. Emory University
Jacobus picture James Jacobus
Ph.D.
2009

Exploring novel interactions between 4-chlorobiphenyl and deoxyribonucleic acids at the organismal, cellular, and molecular level 

Larry Robertson, Ph.D. Research Scientist / Environmental Toxicologist, Health Risk Assessment Unit, Minnesota Department of Health
Brita Kilburg Brita Kilburg-Basnyat
Ph.D.
2015

“Validation of Electrostatic Dust Collectors (EDCs) as Effective Passive Samplers”

Peter Thorne, Ph.D. Wisconsin Division of Public Health
Jong Sung Kim Jong Sung Kim
Ph.D.
2011

Evaluating pulmonary toxicity of engineered metal-based nanoparticles using in vivo and in vitro models (full-text)

 

Peter Thorne, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Director of HERC at Dalhousie University, Canada
Klaren picture William Klaren
Ph.D.
2016

Assessment of hepatic micronutrients disruption and the hepatotoxicity of 3,3’,4,4’,5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB126)

Larry Robertson, Ph.D. SC Johnson
Koh picture WenXin Koh
Ph.D.
2015

“Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Their Hydroxylated Metabolites in Human Serum from Urban and Rural Cohorts in the United States”

Keri Hornbuckle, Ph.D. 3M
preethi picture Preethi Krishnan
M.S.
2011

Spectral binding of multiple ortho substituted polychlorinated biphenyls and their 5-hydroxy metabolites to microsomal cytochrome P450 enzymes
(full-text)

Hans-Joachim Lehmler, Ph.D. Gilead Sciences
Ian Lai Ian Lai
Ph.D.
2011

Using Dietary Strategies to Explore Mechanisms of Hepatic Toxicity  Caused by 3,3',4,4',5 Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126) in an Animal Model

Larry Robertson, Ph.D. D2G Oncology
Dongyoul Lee Dongyoul Lee
Ph.D.
2020

Enhancing the Efficacy of Somatostatin Receptor Subtype 2 (SSTR2)-targeted Radionuclide Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumors

Michael K. Schultz, PhD. Republic of Korea Army
Miao Li
Ph.D.
2015

“Protein Adducts and Crosslinking by Reactive Metabolites of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)”

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. Food and Drug Administration
menshi picture Mengshi Li
Ph.D.
2018

Melanocortin Subtype 1 Receptor (MC1R) Targeted-Radionuclide Therapy for Melanoma

Michael K. Schultz, PhD. The University of Iowa
Cunxian Ma Cunxian Ma
M.S.
2014

Tentative identification of OH-PCB95 metabolites in whole poplar plants by a combination of chromatographic and spectrometry techniques full text

Jerald Schnoor, Ph.D. Worldwide Clinical Trials, Inc.
Mapuskar photo Kranti Mapuskar
Ph.D.
2013

The Role of Sirtuin 3 in Regulating Mitochondrial Superoxide Metabolism in Response to Ionizing Radiation in Mouse Embryonic Fibroblasts

 

Douglas Spitz, Ph.D. The University of Iowa
Dustin May
Ph.D.
2020

Characterization of Uranium-Series Radionuclides in Iowa Ground-Derived Drinking Water

Michael K. Schultz, PhD. State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa
Nelson picture Andrew Nelson
Ph.D.
2016

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials Associated with Unconventional Drilling for Natural Gas

Michael K. Schultz, PhD. Sandia National Laboratories
Barbara Okeke Barbara Okeke
Ph.D.
2018

Changes in Biomarkers of Adolescent Applicators and Non-Applicators Over Time Related to Lambda-Cyhalothrin, Alpha-Cypermethrin, Chlorpyrifos, and Profenofos Pesticide Exposure

 

Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD The University of Iowa
Senthilkumar picture Senthilkumar PK
Ph.D.
2012

Telomerase and telomere dysregulation in polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposed human skin keratinocytes

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. Eastman Chemical Company
Xiaoyan Qin Xiaoyan Qin
Ph.D.
2014

Oxidative and Electrophilic Structural Modification and Catalytic Regulation of Human Hydroxysteroid Sufotransferase 2A1 (hSULT2A1)

Michael Duffel, Ph.D. Zensung Science and Technology
Rahman picture Muhammad Taifur Rahman
Ph.D.
2020

Role of adaptive immune system in spiral ganglion neuron degeneration after deafening

The University of Iowa
Taehyun picture Taehyun Roh
Ph.D.
2016

Exposure to Arsenic and Atrazine from Drinking Water and Risk of Cancer

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. UC, Berkeley
MSB picture Marisa Salomon Beltran
M.S.
2016

Novel Tools for Targeting PCBs and PCB Metabolites Using ssDNA Aptamers.

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. The University of Iowa
Huan Shen picture Hua Shen
Ph.D.
2011

Responses of Paraoxonase 1 to Dioxin-like PCB 126 (3 ,3’, 4, 4’, 5-pentachlorobiphenyl): Mechanisms and Consequences

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. Shell Oil
Lei Shi
M.S.
2013

How does catalase attenuate fibrosis while increasing inflammation?

Larry Robertson, Ph.D.
Arya picture Arya Sobhakumari
Ph.D.
2013

NOX4 mediates cytoprotective autophagy induced by the EGFR inhibitor erlotinib in head and neck cancer cells

Andrean L. Simons-Burnett, PhD Nestle Purina
Stanam picture Aditya Stanam
Ph.D.
2016

Inflammatory Cytokine Signaling Contribute to Erlotinib Resistance in Head and Neck Cancer

Andrean L. Simons-Burnett, PhD Prime Healthcare Management
stolwijk picture Jeffrey Stolwijk
Ph.D.
2020

Supplementation of Cell Culture Media with Seleno-L-Methionine Increases the Activity of Glutathionine Peroxidases Resulting in a Reduction of Cellular Lipid Peroxidation

Garry Buettner, Ph.D. The University of Iowa
Eric U picture Eric Uwimana
Ph.D.
2018

Probing the PCB metabolome: metabolism of chiral and non-chiral polychlorinated biphenyls to chiral hydroxylated metabolites in humans and rats

Hans-Joachim Lehmler, Ph.D. University of Arizona
Joost alumni picture Thomas vant erve
Ph.D.
2013

Discoveries on the Storage of Red Blood Cells and the Exposure of Cells in Culture to Xenobiotics

Garry Buettner, Ph.D. Michigan Department of Health & Human Services
Jamie Voorhees alumni picture Jaymie Voorhees
Ph.D.
2017

Cognitive Impairment and Neuronal Damage in Alzheimer’s Disease are Malleable: Chlorpyrifos Exposure Exacerbates Phenotypes, while the Neuroprotective Compound P7C3 Ameliorates Effects in a Transgenic Model of Alzheimer’s Disease

Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD St. Louis University
Sabinne picture Sabine Vorrink
Ph.D.
2014

Regulatory Crosstalk and Interference between the PCB 126 Stimulated AhR and Hypoxia Stimulated HIF-1α Signaling Pathways full text

HepaPredict AB
Wang picture Yifang Wang
M.S.
2019

Pulmonary Toxicity Assessment Following Aerosolization of Engineered Nanomaterials Using an in Vitro Air-

Peter Thorne, Ph.D. The University of Iowa
Bingxuan Wang Bingxuan (Gabrielle) Wang
Ph.D.
2011

Mechanistic Studies of the Toxicities of the Aryl hydrocarbon Receptor Agonist PCB126

Gabriele Ludewig, Ph.D. ToxServices
Xiaofang wang picture Xiaofeng Wang
Ph.D.
2013

Population Pharmacokinetics and Exposure Toxicity Analysis of Vatalanib in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes

Daryl J. Murry, Pharm.D. Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies (U.S.)
Orarat wangpradit picture Orarat Wangpradit
Ph.D.
2011

Prostaglandin H Synthase Catalyzes the Oxidation of 4-Chlorobiphenyl Metabolites, and In Vivo Effects on Prostaglandin Production

Larry Robertson, Ph.D. Sirindhorn College of Public Health,
Xing Xin Xing Xin
Ph.D.
2015

Effects of Polychlorinated Biphenyls(PCBs) on Telomere Maintenance in Hematopoietic Stem Cells and Progenitor Cells

Jerald Schnoor, Ph.D. Colgate Palmolive