A.BilottaAnthony Bilotta
Year in Program: GY3
Undergrad University: Vanderbilt University
Mentor: Yingzi Cong, PhD
Graduate Program: Microbiology & Immunology

Anthony Bilotta

I am interested in researching diseases that affect the colon. Specifically, I am aiming to understand how the gut flora communicate with the colon's epithelium/immune system and how the breakdown of these signaling pathways lead to disease.
  • Vanderbilt University, Cum Laude, 2014
  • Savage-Zerfoss Scholarship Recipient, 2014
  • Top Reviewed Abstract, Dept. of Cancer Biology Retreat, 2014
  • Harry B. and Marie S. Kelso Endowed Blocker Scholarship for Biomedical Sciences 
  • B Parang, A M Bradley, M K Mittal, S P Short, J J Thompson, C W Barrett, R D Naik, A J Bilotta, M K Washington, F L Revetta, J J Smith, X Chen, K T Wilson, S W Hiebert and C S Williams (2016); Myeloid Translocation gene differentially regulate colorectal cancer programs; Oncogene, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/onc.2016.167.    
  • BVES regulates cell cycle progression through YAP1 in CRC. Vanderbilt 14th Annual Dept. of Cancer Biology Retreat; November 7, 2014; Poster Presentation.
  • BVES regulates cell cycle progression through YAP1 in CRC. Vanderbilt Undergraduate Poster Forum; September 1, 2014; Poster Presentation.
  • BVES regulates cell cycle progression through YAP1 in CRC. Southeastern Medical Scientist Symposium; August 23-24, 2014; Poster Presentation.