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Eileen Brantley, PhD
Assistant Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Professional Development    Classes
  • I attended a workshop in Bethesda, Maryland to develop my grantsmanship skills to enhance my chances of successfully obtaining research funding in the area of complementary and alternative medicine. ( 6/2008 )
  Seminars and Conferences
  • Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities Professional Development and Mock Review Workshop ( 6/2014 )
    This two day workshop was designed to enhance my career development.  During the workshop, I attended specialized seminars that discussed funding opportunities through the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the review process, intramural research career opportunities at NCI, translational cancer research, becoming an independent investigator and pathways to success in academia and beyond.  In addition, I served as a reviewer during the Mock Review session.  This workshop was very informative and invaluable to my development as a research scientist.
  • 2010 American Association for Cancer Research Annual meeting ( 4/2014 )
    I presented a poster entitled ‘5F 203 modulates oxidative stress, induces single-strand break formation and promotes mitochondrial membrane potential loss in sensitive breast cancer cells’. 
  • Annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting ( 4/2014 )
    I was a co-author on a poster presentation entitled ‘Aminoflavone exhibits in vivo efficacy on cancer stem cells in a spontaneous estrogen-dependent breast cancer murine model’. 
  • Grant Writers Seminar and Workshop and one-on-one consultation ( 8/2012 - 6/2013 )
    After attending a one-day workshop on grantwriting, I received grantsmanship assistance from the workshop director in the ensuing months.  
  • Annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting ( 4/2013 )
    I presented a poster entitled 'Investigational agent 5F 203 modulates apoptotic regulatory gene expression and induces lysosomal membrane permeabilization in breast cancer cells'. 
  • Annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting ( 4/2012 )
    I presented a late-breaking poster during this meeting entitled ‘Aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonist Aminoflavone disrupts mammosphere formation via alpha 6 integrin inhibition’. 
  • I attended the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Minority Faculty Development Workshop. ( 9/2009 )
    This three day workshop addressed issues pertinent to minority junior faculty which included tips on negotiation skills, family-work life balance, grantsmanship, and promotion and tenure.  Discussion was made regarding the value of mentorship and keys that are needed to successfully acquire a promotion in academic medicine.
  • I attended the American Association for Cancer Research conference on the Science of health disparities in racial/ethnic minorities and the medically underserved.   During this conference a poster was presented for which I was a co-author.  I benefited from the network opportunities that were available to me during this meeting. ( 2/2009 )
  • I attended and presented a poster at the 99th Annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting in San Diego, CA.   At this meeting I also served as a mentor at a round table discussion on the topic choosing the right mentor.  ( 4/2008 )
  • In November 2007, I attended and presented a poster at the Cancer Health Disparities meeting hosted by the American Association for Cancer Research.  While attending the meeting I had the opportunity to establish research collaborations and learn about advances in health disparities.  At this meeting I was able to become familiar with the impact of health policy on health disparities. ( 11/2007 )
    This conference enabled me to interact with other investigators with similar interests related to Cancer Health Disparities and make critical contacts for career advancement.  The interaction between genes and the environment were extensively discussed.
  • I attended a Health Disparities Summit in Bethesda, Maryland which enabled me to learn more about research funding opportunties in the area of health disparities. ( 7/2007 )
  • I attended the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in the Los Angeles convention center. At this meeting I had the opportunity to network and attend poster and oral presentations describing breakthroughs in cancer research ( 4/2007 - 2/2007 )
  • I attended the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in Anaheim, California. At this meeting, I had a chance to meet with collaborators and attend poster and oral presentations that described recent advances in cancer research. We also were able to present a poster. ( 4/2006 )
  • I attended a special conference sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research entitled, Drugging the Cancer Genome: Developing Rational Combination Therapies for Multigene Cancers. During this meeting, I became better acquainted with recent advances in experimental cancer therapeutics. ( 1/2006 )