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Sridevi  Challa

Sridevi Challa

Sridevi Challa



Dr. Sridevi Challa successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on January 12, 2017. She is shown with her committee and invited chair; from left: Major Professor Mokenge Malafa, committee member Domenico Coppola, Dr. Challa, committee member Gary Reuther, invited chair Kounosuke Watabe from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and committee member Eric Lau. Dr. Challa will undertake her postdoctoral training in the lab of William Lee Kraus, Ph.D., Director of the Green Center at U.T. Southwestern Medical School.

Dr. Challa's publication record while in the Program:

Challa S, Guo J, Ding X, Xu CX, Li Y, Kim D, Smith MA, Cress WD, Coppola D, Haura EB, Cheng JQ. IKBKE is a substrate of EGFR and a therapeutic target in non-small cell lung cancer with activating mutations of EGFR.Cancer Res. 2016 Jun 10. pii: canres.0069.2016.PMID: 27287717

Richards EJ, Zhang G, Li ZP, Permuth-Wey J, Challa S, Li Y, Kong W, Dan S, Bui MM, Coppola D, Mao WM, Sellers TA, Cheng JQ. Long Non-coding RNAs (LncRNA) Regulated by Transforming Growth Factor (TGF) ß: LncRNA-HIT-MEDIATED TGFß-INDUCED EPITHELIAL TO MESENCHYMAL TRANSITION IN MAMMARY EPITHELIA. J Biol Chem. 2015 Mar 13;290(11):6857-67. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.610915. Epub 2015 Jan 20. PMID: 25605728

Kong W, He L, Richards EJ, Challa S, Xu CX, Permuth-Wey J, Lancaster JM, Coppola D, Sellers TA, Djeu JY, Cheng JQ. Upregulation of miRNA-155 promotes tumour angiogenesis by targeting VHL and is associated with poor prognosis and triple-negative breast cancer. Oncogene. 2014 Jan 28. doi: 10.1038/onc.2012.636. PMID: 23353819