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Students' Portfolios


 
 T’Shane Candice Williams

 Department:  
Biological Sciences
 Major:  Biology
 Minor: Public Health
 Year of Study: Junior
 Advisor: Dr. Cimona V. Hinton, Assistant
 Professor of Biology
 Mentor:  Mr. Mahandranauth A. Chetram



Research Experiences:
The regulatory role of PTEN on CXCR4-mediated metastasis

Research Presentations:
T’Shane C. Williams, Amber L. Taylor, Mahandranauth A. Chetram, and Cimona V. Hinton (2010) “Inhibition of CXCR4-Mediated Prostate Bone Metastasis  by the Tumor Suppressor PTEN”; CCRTD- National Symposium on Prostate Cancer, Clark Atlanta University.

Currently working with Dr. Hamisi Malebo on Strengthening the government of Tanzania's knowledge and capacity in providing effective guidance on household water treatment and safe storage, the research is to reduce morbidity and mortality from waterborne diseases of poor women and children in Tanzania.

Honors:
RISE Scholar, 2008-present
Dean’s List, Fall 2008-Spring 2010       

Career Aspirations and Goals:
After completing my B.S. degree, my career goal is to graduate with a Ph.D. so as to pursue a post-doctoral position in cancer biology.  Eventually, I hope to transition into a faculty position that focuses on cancer research.  Furthermore, my lifelong purpose is to contribute to the advancement of the human race by overcoming cancer.