Trainee Profiles

Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program

Kerry Goldin, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Rocky Mountain Laboratories
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Michigan State University
Kerry Goldin, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Pathology training/graduate studies
MentorsMentors:
  • To be determined

Dr. Goldin is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with Michigan State University and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, July 2019 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Goldin received her D.V.M. in May of 2019 from the University of Minnesota.  She is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of her research at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.  Dr. Goldin’s research interests lie in the area of infectious disease and comparative pathobiology.  Specifically, the study of emerging viral pathogens, virus transmission in reservoir and host species, and animal disease modeling.

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Zachary Millman, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Cancer Institute
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Michigan State University
Zachary Millman, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Pathology training/graduate studies
MentorsMentors:
  • To be determined

Dr. Millman is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with Michigan State University and the National Cancer Institute, July 2019 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Millman received his D.V.M. in May of 2019 from Colorado State University.  He is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of his research at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.  Dr. Millman is interested in the interaction between the immune system and cancer cells. His goal is to contribute to the advancement of cancer immunology research and to develop novel cancer immunotherapies. 

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Katelin Davis, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Purdue University
Katelin Davis, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Pathology training/graduate studies
MentorsMentors:
  • To be determined

Dr. Davis is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with Purdue University and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, July 2019 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Davis received her D.V.M. in May of 2019 from the Ohio State University. She is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of her research at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.  Dr. Davis has a wide range of research interests including infectious diseases, hypersensitivity reactions, and comparative medicine and translational research.

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Steven Hsu, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Cancer Institute
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Michigan State University
Steven Hsu, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Pathology training/graduate studies
MentorsMentors:
  • To be determined

Dr. Hsu is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in
partnership with Michigan State University and the National Cancer Institute, July 2018 - present.


Prior to joining the program, Dr. Hsu received his D.V.M. in May of 2018 from the University of
California, Davis. He is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of
his research at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. His research interests
include understanding cancer at a molecular, cellular and tissue level. He wants to serve as a catalyst
to facilitate the exchange of research knowledge and clinical demand.

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Stacey Piotrowski, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Purdue University
Stacey Piotrowski, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Pathology training/graduate studies
PublicationsPublications:
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MentorsMentors:
  • To be determined

Dr. Piotrowski is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in
partnership with Purdue University and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, July
2018 - present.
Prior to joining the program, Dr. Piotrowski received her D.V.M. in May of 2015 from the University of
Illinois, Urbana. After veterinary school, she completed a residency in laboratory animal medicine in Houston, TX. She is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of
her research at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Her research interests include developing
animal models that further investigate underlying cellular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis, infectious neurological diseases, and the development of novel therapeutics. 

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Amy Flis, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Cancer Institute
CollegeUniversity Partner:
North Carolina State University
Amy Flis, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Role of DRD1 (dopamine receptor D1) signaling in lung cancer
MentorsMentors:
  • Philip Sannes, Ph.D. North Carolina State University
  • Brid Ryan, Ph.D., M.P.H. Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis

Dr. Flis is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with North Carolina State University and the National Cancer Institute, July 2017 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Flis received her D.V.M in May of 2017 from the Purdue University. She is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of his research at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. Her research interests include understanding carcinogenesis and immune mechanisms of disease to identify targets for therapy and to identify biomarkers for early detection and characterization.

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Raisa Glabman, M.S., V.M.D.

PositionPosition:
  • National Cancer Insitute
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Michigan State University
Raisa Glabman, M.S., V.M.D.
ResearchResearch:
To be determined
PublicationsPublications:
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MentorsMentors:
  • Gisela Hussey, D.V.M., M.S., Ph.D. Michigan State University
  • Mark Simpson, D.V.M., Ph.D. Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics

Dr. Glabman is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with Michigan State University and the National Cancer Institute, July 2017 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Glabman received a master's degree from Tulane University in 2010 and her V.M.D. in May of 2017 from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently completing diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of her research at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Her research interests include mammalian immunology, innate response to disease on a biochemical and cellular level, T cell immunity and mechanisms of T cell action.

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Tyler Peat, D.V.M

  • Diplomate, ACVP
PositionPosition:
  • National Cancer Institute
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Purdue University
Tyler Peat, D.V.M
ResearchResearch:
Novel drug combinations for multiple myeloma
PublicationsPublications:
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MentorsMentors:
  • Beverly Mock, Ph.D. Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics
  • Margaret Miller, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate, ACVP Purdue University

Dr. Peat is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with Purdue University and the National Cancer Institute, July 2015 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Peat received his D.V.M in May of 2014 from the Purdue University. He recently completed his diagnostic pathology training and the university portion of his research at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana and has joined the Mock Laboratory at the NCI. His research interests include discovering novel drug combinations to treat multiple myeloma in humans, understanding mechanisms of drug synergy, and developing new animal models to test drug sensitivity. 

Dr. Peat is the recipient of the 2018 Dennis Sikes Award and the 2019 Center for Cancer Research Fellows and Young Investigators Travel Award for an Outstanding Oral Presentation.

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Jessica Beck, D.V.M.

PositionPosition:
  • National Cancer Institute
CollegeUniversity Partner:
Purdue University
Jessica Beck, D.V.M.
ResearchResearch:
Roles of p53 isoforms and cellular senescence in aging and cancer.
PublicationsPublications:
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MentorsMentors:
  • Curtis Harris, M.D. Laboratory of Human Carcinogenesis
  • Margaret Miller, D.V.M., Ph.D., Diplomate, ACVP Purdue University

Dr. Beck is a graduate scholar in the NIH Comparative Biomedical Scientist Training Program in partnership with Purdue University and the National Cancer Institute, July 2013 - present.

Prior to joining the program, Dr. Beck received her D.V.M in May of 2013 from the University of Georgia. She competed her initial diagnostic pathology training and pre-dissertation research at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana in 2015. At NCI, she is investigating the roles of cellular senescence in cancer and aging with particular focus on the use of senescence-inducing therapies in the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme and on mechanisms of radiation-induced brain injury in cancer survivors.

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