Graduate Student
Ph.D. Candidate

Contact

bdj24970@uga.edu
Office:
Henry Ford Hospital System, One Ford Place, Detriot MI

Education:

  • B.S. in Genetics, Clemson University (2010) 
  • M.S. in Biotechnology, Claflin University (2014) 

Select Awards/Funding:

  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study (2017-2020)
  • GRO Fellowship, University of Georgia Graduate School (2016-2017) 
  • National Institutes of Health NIAID Research Supplement to Promote Diversity, (2015)
Research Areas:
Research Interests:

My research area of interest addresses health disparities in breast cancer between global and ethnic populations. Specifically, I am interested in chemokine networks and their role in immune cell migration in cancer in the context of an atypical chemokine receptor (ACKR1).