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Collins, Meghan

Meghan E Collins

Graduate Research Assistant
Department of Nutritional Sciences


Tiziani Lab
meghan.collins@austin.utexas.edu


Office Location
DPI

Postal Address
1400 BARBARA JORDAN BLVD
AUSTIN, TX 78723

Meghan Collins is a pre-candidacy graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. As an undergraduate she started as a volunteer in Dr. Stefano Tiziani’s lab and continued on to join the Nutritional Sciences Ph.D. program.

Meghan's research focuses on evaluating the additive relationship between therapeutic agents, drugs and natural products, in leukemia. This is achieved by completing metabolomics through the implementation of liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry.

  • Lodi A, Saha A, Lu X, Wang B, Sentandreu E, Collins M, Mikhail M, DiGiovanni J, Tiziani S. Combinatorial treatment with natural compounds in prostate cancer inhibits prostate tumor growth and leads to key modulations of cancer cell metabolism. Precision Oncology. (2017)
  • Cancer Prevention Research Training Program, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (2015)
  • College of Natural Sciences Book Award, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas (2015)
  • Collins M, Sweeney SR, Tiziani S. Targeting Metabolic Dysfunction across Cancer Cells by High Throughput Screening of Natural Products. AICR Research Conference, North Bethesda, Maryland (2016)
  • Collins M, Sweeney SR, Tiziani S. Targeting Metabolic Dysfunction across Cancer Cells by High Throughput Screening of Natural Products. Nutrition Retreat, Austin, Texas (2016)
  • Collins M, Sweeney SR, Tiziani S. Isolation of synergistic natural products to target metabolic dysfunction of pre-B acute lymphoblastic leukemia. LCI Basic/Translational Research Retreat, Austin, Texas (2018)