Best Wishes to the following PREP Scholars who entered graduate school in the Fall of 2017!

Carolina Robles – City College of New York

Verodia Charlestin – Notre Dame

Cori Fain – Mayo Clinic

Lennel Camuy – The Ohio State University

Nicole Lama – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Cheyenne SunEagle – University of Kansas

Welcome 2016 – 2017 PREP scholars!







From left to right:  Carolina Robles, Verodia Charlestin, Cori Fain, Josh Selbe, Lennel Camuy, Nicole Lama, and Cheyenne SunEagle 

Best Wishes to the following PREP Scholars who entered graduate school in the Fall of 2016!

Justin Preddie​ - University of Kansas

Aidyn Medina - University of Kansas

Mukui Mutunga - University of Kansas

Francisca Acosta - University of Texas at San Antonio

Yemimah King - Purdue University

Azel King - University of Missouri at Columbia (Fall 2017)

Best Wishes to the following PREP Scholars who entered graduate school in the Fall of 2015!

Matthew Medina –University of Michigan

Thomas Salazar – University of California, Davis

Dianarys Hernandez-Aquino – University of Kansas

Aleah Henderson – University of Kansas

Brent Cook – University of Kansas

Scott LaBrie – University of Kansas

Adolfo Gomez – University of Michigan

Best Wishes to the following PREP Scholars who will be entering Ph.D. Programs in the Fall of 2014!

Randi Cheatham - Child and Adolescent Psychology, Florida International University

Maureen Connolly - Geography, University of Wisconsin

Simon Kelow - Molecular Biophysics, University of Pennsylvania

Jessica Lackey - Environmental and Natural Resources, University of Minnesota

Diana Medina - Immunology, University of Puerto Rico Medical Science Campus

Isaac Nzuki - Psychology, Southern Illinois University

Sarena Senegal - Chemistry, University of Kansas

Publications by Current and Former PREP Scholars

Adediran, S., Day, T., Sil, D., Kimbrell, M., Warshakoon, H., Malladi, S. & David, S. (2009, September-October).Synthesis of a Highly Water-Soluble Derivative of Amphotericin B with Attenuated Proinflammatory Activity. Molecular Pharmaceutics. 6(5): 1582-90.

Begay, B., Alexander, H.M. & Questad, E. (2011). Effect of Mid-Summer Haying on Growth and Reproduction in Prairie Forbs. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 114(1-2): 108-114.

Kimbrell, M.R., Warshakoon, H., Cromer, J.R., Malladi, S., Hood, J.D., Balakrishna, R., Scholdberg, T.A., & David, S.A. (2008, April). Comparison of the immunostimulatory and proinflammatory activities of candidate Gram-positive endotoxins, lipoteichoic acid, peptiodoglycan, and lipopeptides, in murine and human cells. Immunology Letters. 118: 132-114.

Koontz, J. (2006). Physiological studies on a new isolate of the gut fungus, Smittium culisetae (Trichomycetes: Harpellales), from wetland mosquito larvae, Aedes vexans (Diptera: Culicidae). Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 109(3/4): 175-183.

Preston, J.C., Martinez, C.C. & Hileman, L.C. (2011, January). Gradual disintegration of the floral symmetry gene network is implicated in the evolution of a wind-pollination syndrome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108(6): 2343-2348.

Wacker, M.J., Kosloski, L.M., Gilbert, W.J.R., Touchberry, C.D., Moore, D.S., Kelly, J.K., Brotto, M.B. & Orr, J.A. (2009, September). Inhibition of thromboxane A2-induced arrhythmias and intracellular calcium changes in cardiac myocytes by blockade of the IP3 pathway. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. 331(3): 917-24.

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