• April 13th, 2019, Michael Merrick earns 4th Place for his presentation at the Missouri Valley Chapter of AAPM, held at Hyatt, St Louis, IL:"Radiotherapy induces enhanced migration of brain cancer and neuronal cells before cell death".
  • January 18th, 2019, Dr Ekpenyong receives a 2019 Faculty Summer Research Fellowship Award  ($10,000 in research funding) from the Creighton Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURAS) for his proposal: "Physics of Cancer: Impact of Radiotherapy on Cell
    Mechanics and Cancer Metastasis
    ". Two Undergraduate Researchers will be paid stipends of $3500 each for this research during the summer of 2019.
  • Oct 11th, 2016, Creighon News: "New publication highlights cancer research efforts of Creighton physics faculty, undergraduates" see…
  • Sept 26th, 2016, Biochem and Biophys Research Comm accepts TBP's Metastasis manuscript for publication. Now online at
  • April 12th, 2016, three TBP research students (Michael Mimlitz, Shruti Prathivadhi and Jing-Hao Ning) present posters at St Albert's Day, Creighton University.
  • March 15th, 2016, Dr Ekpenyong is chosen as an Early Career Reviewer for NIH, and assigned to review grant proposals submitted to the Enabling Bioanalytical and Imaging Technologies (EBIT) panel.
  • March 15th, 2016, Sruti wins another Ferlic Research Scholarship for 2016-2017, thus she will spend the Summer of 2016 working with Dr Ekpenyong on the project in her winning proposal.
  • The Honors Program on March 8th, approves  a travel grant of up to $350 to Sruti Prathivadhi, to cover expenses not covered by the CURAS grant above, for traveling to Baltimore, Maryland, to attend and present at the American Physical Society.  Big congrats, Sruti. Many more awards are on your way.
  • CURAS approves a Travel Request Grant (of up to $350) for Sruti Prathivadhi to travel to Baltimore, Maryland, from March 14th to 18th, for the American Physical Society Meeting where she will make a presentation: "Effects of Chemotherapy-Induced Alterations in Cell Mechanical Properties on Cancer Metastasis". Congrats, Sruti.
  • Sruti Prathivadhi wins a Presidential Mentoring Scholarship for 2016-2017 academic year. This was announced on the 17th of Feb. 2015. Congratulations, Sruti.



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