Dr. Nathan Ellis
My work focuses on cancer health disparities, specifically elucidating mechanisms by which African Americans, as well as young people, are more at risk for colorectal cancer.
Kennesaw State University
Integrative Studies with a focus in Chemistry and Biology
Dr. Justina McEvoy, Dr. Tim Bolger
What did you do between undergraduate and graduate school?:
I went straight from undergrad to grad school. I spent the summer in between making comics and writing a novel.
What do you do outside of lab?:
I'm involved with the local trans* and queer community, including helping with the annual GENDERowdy picnic. I am part of the Tucson Steampunk Society. I cosplay and go to comic and anime conventions. I also love to draw and do creative writing. I currently run a blog about the culture of science and hope to get some experience in science communication.
What service opportunities do you engage in?:
I help with Carpentries, workshops to teach researchers how to code and analyze their data. Additionally, I am a website curator for the Cancer Biology GIDP website. I also worked on the website redesign of the ABBS website in 2016. I am on the curriculum development team for CBIO.
What honors and awards have you received?:
(2017-2019) Cancer Biology Training Grant (T32 CA009213); (2017) AACR Scholar-in-Training Travel Award; (2017) GMaP Travel Award; (2016) Summer Institutes for Statistical Genetics Scholarship; (2015) AACR Scholar-in-Training Travel Award
Dates on Training Grant: