NEUROSCIENCE GRADUATE STUDENTS

Petra E. Jans

 
Petra E. Jans

Hometown

Littleton, Colorado


Education

BA, Biochemistry

Colorado College - Colorado Springs, Colorado


Lab Association

Susan Mooberry, Ph.D.


Hobbies and Interests

Hiking, Skiing, Choir and a cappella


Research



• Accomplishments, Awards and Honors •

Greehey MD/PhD Endowment Award - 2016-2017


Best Poster Presentation - Faculty Choice - MD/PhD Program Retreat - March 2016


Outstanding Senior Award in Biochemistry - Colorado College - May 2015


William C. Champion Prize in Organic Chemistry - Colorado College - May 2013



• Appointments, Boards, Committees and Memberships •

American Medical Women’s Association - UTHSCSA Chapter Vice President and Interim President - Jan 2016 thru Jan 2017


Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society - May 2015 to Present



• Books and Publications •

Jans, P.E., Mfuh, A. M., Arman, H. D., Shaffer, C.V., Larionvov, O.V., and Mooberry, S.L. Cytotoxicity and Mechanism of Action of the Marine-Derived Fungal Metabolite Trichodermamide B and Synthetic Analogues J Nat Products. 2017 Mar 24;80(3):676-683. doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.6b00963. Epub 2017 Jan 4


Ichire, O., Jans, P., Parfenov, G., and Dounay, A. A safe and selective method for reduction of 2-Nitrophenylacetic acid systems to N-Aryl hydroxamic acids using continuous flow hydrogenation. Tetrahedron Lett. 2017, 58, 582-585.

• Lectures, Posters and Presentations •

Graduate Student Symposium in Pharmacology - UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX. - October 2016

Jans, P.E., Schaffer, C.V., Mfuh, A.M., Risinger, A.L., Larinov, O.V. and Mooberry, S.L. - Mechanism of action of trichodermamide B and novel analogs with anti-tumor potential (Abstract for Poster Presentation)


Annual MD/PhD Program Retreat - UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX. - March 2016
Jans, P.E., Schaffer, C.V., Mfuh, A.M., Risinger, A.L., Larinov, O.V. and Mooberry, S.L. - Mechanism of action of trichodermamide B and novel analogs with anti-tumor potential (Abstract for Poster Presentation)


Scientia (University of Chicago Undergraduate Research Journal) - Spring 2015
Jans, P.E. and Fini, M.A. - The role of xanthine oxidoreductase in tumor associated macrophage activation in breast cancer (Abstract for Publication)


Midstates Symposium in Biological Sciences and Psychology - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL. - November 2014
Jans, P.E. and Fini, M.A. - The role of xanthine oxidoreductase in tumor associated macrophage activation in breast cancer (Abstract for Poster Presentation)


Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum - Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO. - April 2014
Jans, P.E., Kim, K.M. and Dounay, A. - Design and synthesis of a novel drug for human African trypanosomiasis - (Abstract for Oral Presentation)