• Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Students




      Sean Naughton

      SNAUGHTON@augusta.edu
      Mentor:  Alvin Terry, Ph.D.
      LAB:  CB 3502
      Research Interest:  Organophosphate Induced Axonal Transport Deficits
      Graduation:  Fall 2019
      Undergraduate:  Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

      AWARDS

      • Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Student Research Symposium, 2018
      • ASPET Graduate Student Poster, Drug Discovery Division, 2018
      • Southern Translational Education & Research (StaR) Conference Travel Award, 2017
      • Pharmacology & Toxicology Graduate Student Research Symposium, 2017
      • Armand Karow Scholarship in Pharmacology, 2017
      • Graduate Research Day Award in Pharmacology, 2017
      • Recognized in Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, 2017

       





      Reem Atawia
      RATAWIA@augusta.edu
      Mentor:  R. William Caldwell, Ph.D.
      LAB:  CB 3608
      Research Interest: The role of Arginase in Obesity-Induced Adipocyte Metabolic Dysregulation and Endothelial Dysfunction 
      Graduation:  Fall2019
      Undergraduate:  Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

      AWARDS
      • Lowell M. Greenbaum Award, 2018 & 2019
      • Third Place-oral Presentation American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, 2017 & 2019
      • Armand Karow Scholarship Award, 2018
      • The American Physiology Society, Travel Award, 2018
      • Darrell Brann Alumni Award, 2018
      • American Heart Association (AHA) predoctoral fellowship, 2017
      • Jerry J. Buccafusco Travel Award, 2017
      • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges recipient, 2017
      • Award of International Publication, Ain Shams University, 2013 & 2014
      • Augusta University PhD scholarship in Biomedical Science program, 2015-present
      • Ain Shams University, School of Pharmacy, MS Scholarship in Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2011-2014



    • Mostafa Khater
      MKHATER@augusta.edu
      Mentor: Guangyu Wu, Ph.D.
      LAB: CB 3504
      Research Interest:  GPCRs Prostate Cancer
      Graduation:  Summer 2020
      Undergraduate:  Tanta University, Egypt

      AWARDS
      • Best New Investigator Poster Award from Society for Reproductive Investigation, Montreal, Canada, 2016
      • Award of Excellence for Achievement and Innovation from Tiba Pharm, Egypt, 2013



    • Najeah Okashah
      NOKASHAH@augusta.edu
      Mentor:  Nevin Lambert, Ph.D.
      LAB:  CB 3517
      Research Interest: GPCR Cell Signaling 
      Graduation:  Spring 2020
      Undergraduate:  Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

      AWARDS

      • Jerry J. Buccafusco Travel Award, 2018
      • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Predoctoral Duel Degree, NIGMS, 2019-2020 



    • Wonjo Jang
      WOJANG@augusta.edu
      Mentor:  Nevin Lambert, Ph.D.
      LAB:  CB 3517
      Research Interest:  GPCR Cell Signaling
      Graduation:  Spring 2021
      Undergraduate:  Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

      AWARDS
      • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2017
      • Dean's Clinical Honor Society, 2017
      • Gilbert Maxwell Award, Merit scholarship awarded by Medical College of Georgia Scholarship Committee, 2014-2016



    • Khadijah Alexander
      KHALEXANDER@augusta.edu
      Mentor:  Almira Vazdarjanova, Ph.D.
      LAB:  CB 3503
      Research Interest:  PTSD and Pain
      Graduation:  Fall 2022
      Undergraduate: Augusta University, Augusta, Georgia

      AWARDS
      • SRP, Travel Award, 2018
      • Augusta University Dean's List 4 semesters, 2014-2015
      • Sara Sanken Davis Memorial Scholarship, 2015