Jennifer Bradford

Assistant Professor

Jennifer Bradford

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences


Dr. Bradford earned her Ph.D. from Emory University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Bradford's current research interests focus on the tumor microenvironment.

  • (706) 667-4575
  • SCI C2020


  • Ph.D., Biological and Biomedical Scie Emory University, 2010

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Future Faculty Fellowship Program Recipient UNC, 2013

  • Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentorship Award UNC, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 3200

  • BIOL 4990

    Undergrad Research
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III


Selected Recent Publications

  • IKK/Nuclear Factor-kappaB and Oncogenesis: Roles in tumor-initiating cells and in the tumor microenvironment, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Canonical and non-canonical NF-κB signaling promotes basal-like breast cancer tumor-initiating cells, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mutant huntingtin in glial cells exacerbates neurological symptoms of Huntington disease mice, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Polyglutamine toxicity in non-neuronal cells, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Expression of mutant huntingtin in mouse brain astrocytes causes age-dependent neurological symptoms, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • BIOL 1107 Laboratory Redesign Committee 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committee 2014 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Masters Degree in Biomolecular Science Program Design Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Community Service Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Heterocyclic Communications 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Nature Communications 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Oncogene 2013 - 2014

    Role: Reviewer