OCRF Talks

Q&A with Ron Chandler, Ph.D.

Dr. Ron Chandler is a 2013 Ann Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award recipient. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Chandler discusses his research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us about yourself. Ron Chandler:  I am the first Ph.D. scientist... 

Q&A with Maria Barbolina, Ph.D.

Dr. Maria Barbolina is a 2013 Liz Tilberis Early Career Award grant recipient. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Barolina discusses her research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us a little about yourself. Maria Barbolina:  I live in Chicago... 

OCRF Talk with Lin Zhang, M.D.

Lin Zhang, M.D. Research Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Pennsylvania Dr. Lin Zhang is a 2006 and 2009 Liz Tilberis Grant Recipient, and a 2003 Program of Excellence Grant Recipient. In the fall of 2003, Dr. Lin Zhang was anxious. Having come to the United States for... 

OCRF Talks Q&A with Ruprecht Wiedemeyer, Ph.D.

Dr. Ruprecht Wiedemeyer is a 2012 Liz Tilberis Grantee. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Wiedemeyer discusses his research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  You were born in Germany. How did you end up working in the United States? Ruprecht Wiedemeyer: ... 

Q&A with Kate Lawrenson, Ph.D.

Dr. Kate Lawrenson is a 2012 Ann Schreiber Program of Excellence Grantee. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Lawrenson discusses her research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  Where did your interest in science start? Kate Lawrenson:  As a small child... 

Q&A with Melinda Yates, Ph.D.

Dr. Melinda Yates is a 2012 Ann Schreiber Program of Excellence Grantee. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Yates discusses her research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us about yourself. Melinda Yates:  I’m originally from a very small town... 

Q&A with Karen Cowden Dahl, PhD

Dr. Karen Cowden Dahl is a 2012 Liz Tilberis Grant Recipient. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Cowden Dahl discusses her research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  How did you become interested in science, and in ovarian cancer?  Karen Cowden Dahl: ... 

Q&A with Selvendiran Karuppaiyah, PhD

Dr. Selvendiran Karuppaiyah is a 2011 Liz Tilberis Grant Recipient. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Karuppaiyah discusses his research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us how you became interested in being an ovarian cancer researcher. Selvendiran... 

OCRF Talks Q & A with Joanna Burdette, PhD.

Dr. Joanna Burdette is a 2011 Liz Tilberis Grant Recipient. In this interview with OCRF’s Sarah DeFeo, Dr. Burdette discusses her research and what it means to receive a grant from OCRF. Sarah DeFeo:  Tell us how you become interested in ovarian cancer research? Joanna Burdette:  My interest... 

Q&A with Tsz-Lun Yeung, Ph.D.

Dr. Tsz-Lun Yeung, Ph.D. is a 2011 Ann Schreiber Program of Excellence Grant Recipient. Sarah DeFeo: You were educated in Hong Kong. How did you end up doing research at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston? Tsz-Lun Yeung: I became interested in science in high school, and then studied molecular biology...