Undergraduate education

University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS, 2005

Years in MSTP



Biophysics, 2011


Gheorghe Craciun, PhD

Thesis title

Mathematical modeling and experimental analysis of gene regulation


Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013-2017


Cytopathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 2017-2018

Current position

Clinical Instructor, WI State Lab of Hygiene and UWHC, Disease Prevention-Cytotechnology

Undergraduate and/or masters publications

Wheeler DL, Martin KE, Ness KJ, Li Y, Dreckschmidt NE, Wartman M, Ananthaswamy HN, Mitchell DL, Verma AK. Protein kinase C epsilon is an endogenous photosensitizer that enhances ultraviolet radiation-induced cutaneous damage and development of squamous cell carcinomas. Cancer Res. 2004 Nov 1;64(21):7756-65. PMID: 15520180.

PhD publications

Aziz MH, Sundling KE, Dreckschmidt NE, Verma AK. Protein kinase Cepsilon inhibits UVR-induced expression of FADD, an adaptor protein, linked to both Fas- and TNFR1-mediated apoptosis. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Aug;129(8):2011-21. PMID: 19194472; PMCID: PMC2854013.

Liu Y, Verducci J, Schultz I, Hook S, Nagler J, Craciun G, Sundling K, Hayton W. Time course analysis of microarray data for the pathway of reproductive development in female rainbow trout. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining. 2008 Sept; 2(3):192-208.

Sundling K, Craciun G, Schultz I, Hook S, Nagler J, Cavileer T, Verducci J, Liu Y, Kim J, Hayton W. Modeling the endocrine control of vitellogenin production in female rainbow trout. Math Biosci Eng. 2014 Jun 1;11(3):621-39. PMID: 24506554; PMCID: PMC4674810.