Pathology Graduate Training Program
Name: Sammy Grimaldo
Cellular and Molecular Pathology (CMP) -
Undergraduate Degree: B.S.
Undergraduate Degree Year: 2001
Undergraduate Institution: Humboldt State University
Undergraduate Major: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Academic Status: 4th Year
Graduate Program: Experimental Pathology
Thesis Advisor: Luyuan Li, Ph.D.
Thesis Title/Research Topic:NF-kB involvement in VEGI induced apoptosis
Current Research Description: Vascular endothelial growth inhibitor (VEGI), a member of the TNF family of ligands, is able to specifically inhibit endothelial cell growth. My research interests include studying the signaling pathways involved in VEGI induced apoptosis.
Richardson MW, Mirchandani J, Duong J, Grimaldo S, Kocieda V, Hendel H, Khalili K, Zagury JF, Rappaport J. Antibodies to Tat and Vpr in the GRIV cohort: differential association with maintenance of long-term non-progression status in HIV-1 infection. Biomed Pharmacother. 2003 Jan;57(1):4-14.