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Tracy A Brooks

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Biomolecular Sciences
ADNJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOMOLECULAR SCIENCES
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417 FASER
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-7330
Joined UM: May 26, 2017

Areas of Expertise

  • CANCER, CHEMOPREVENTION
  • CANCER, DRUG DISCOVERY
  • CANCER, NEW DRUG TARGETS
  • CANCER, NEW MOLECULAR TARGETS
  • DRUG DISCOVERY, CANCER
  • DRUG DISCOVERY, MOLECULAR TARGETED
  • DRUG DISCOVERY, NEW MOLECULAR TARGETS
  • PHARMACOLOGY

Brief Bio

Tracy A. Brooks is an Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and RIPS. Dr. Brooks received her Ph.D. fro SUNY Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Division of Molecular Pharmacology and Cancer Therapeutics, in 2003. After completing postdoctoral research in neuropharmacology examining the regulation of the blood-brain barrier under conditions of pain, she returned to cancer research as a Research Asst. Professor at the University of Arizona. In 2011 Dr. Brooks joined the Pharmacology department at the University of Mississippi where her work focuses on identifying new molecular targets and developing targeted drugs for anti-cancer therapies with a focus on lymphoma, breast, pancreatic and testicular cancer.

Degrees

PhD
Pharmacology
SUNY AT BUFFALO/ BUFFALO, NEW YORK (2004)

Awards

Pharmaceutical Sciences PY2 Teacher of the Year
2013
School of Pharmacy New Investigator Research Award
2014
Pharmaceutical Sciences PY2 Teacher of the Year
2015
Pharmaceutical Sciences PY2 Teacher of the Year
2016
Pharmaceutical Sciences PY2 Teacher of the Year
2017