Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tumor Cell Biology, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 2000-2003
P.M.C. Clinical Research Management Duke University 2007-2010
Biomedical Graduate Student Award Professor of the Year 2013-2014. In recognition
of excellence in leadership.
Biomedical Graduate Student Award Professor of the Year 2011-2012. In recognition
of excellence in instruction.
Biomedical Graduate Student Award 2010-2011. In recognition of teaching style.
SMC/Muc4-ErbB2 complex: implications in neoplasia (K01CA102248). PI Dr. Victoria Palau
Ramsauer. NIH/NCI (2003-2009)
97th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2006. Work selected
95th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2004. Work selected
for Mini- Symposium.
Editor's Choice, Science Signaling AAAS. An Escort to the Top. Sci. STKE, 12 August
2003, Vol. 2003, Issue 195, p. tw313
94th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, 2003. Work selected
for Poster Discussion Session.
Postdoctoral fellowship. HER2 ligand in human breast tumors (CA74072-03). PI Dr. Kermit
Carraway NIH/NCI, 2000-2001 and 2001-2002.
Tumor Cell Biology and cell signaling Antineoplastics DNA/small molecule Interactions
Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy:
IDEALS Lab I, II, and III, Biochemistry, Physiology, Hematology/Oncology module, Fundamentals
of Clinical Trials, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research I, II, and III, APPE in Manuscript
James Quillen College of Medicine
· Department of Internal Medicine Division of Oncology
Oncology Fellowship Program
· Department of Biomedical Sciences
Graduate Program BMS I, III, and IV
Biological markers and cell signaling in oncogenesis Testing of novel compounds derived from plants with ethnobotanical importance
Duran E, Ramsauer VP, Torrenegra RD, Rodriguez OE, Ballester M, Winkle SA. 2012. Qualitative
analysis of sequence specific binding of flavones to DNA using restriction endonuclease
activity assays. Biopolymers; 2013 Aug;99(8):530-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23712489
Thomas CM, Wood III RC, Wyatt JE, Pendleton MH, Rodriguez OE, Torrenegra RD, Harirforoosh
S, Ballester M, Lightner J, Krishnan K, and Ramsauer VP. 2012. Anti-neoplastic activity
of two flavone isomers derived from Gnaphalium elegans and Achyrocline bogotensis.
PLoS One 7(6):e39806. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22768128
Pfister AB, Wood RC, Salas PJI, Zea DL, Ramsauer VP. 2010. Early response to ErbB2
Over-Expression in polarized Caco-2 Cells involves partial segregation from ErbB3
by relocalization to the apical surface and initiation of survival signaling. J. Cell.
Biochem. 111(3):643-652 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20589763
Ramsauer VP, Pino V, Carraway CA, Salas PJI, and Carraway KL. 2006. Muc4 ErbB2 com-plex
formation and signaling in epithelial cells indicate that Muc4 acts as an unorthodox
ligand for ErbB2. Mol. Biol. Cell 2006 17: 2931-2941 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16624867
Carraway, K.L., Ramsauer VP, and Carraway, C.A. 2005. Glycoprotein contributions to
mammary gland and mammary tumor structure and function: roles of adherens junctions,
ErbBs and membrane mucins. J Cell Biochem. 96(5):914-26. Review. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16167329
Ramsauer VP, Carraway CA Salas PJI, and Carraway KL. 2003. Muc4/ Sialomucin complex,
the intramembrane ErbB2 ligand, translocates ErbB2 to the apical surface in polarized
epithelial cells. J. Biol. Chem. 278 30142-30147 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12748185