Kerri-Ann Norton

 

Education

PhD. in Computational Biology, BioMaPS Institute, Rutgers University, USA 2011

B.A. in Mathematics from Bard College, NY., USA 2004

Honors

2004-2005 Graduate School Fellowship: Rutgers University

2007 Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowship: Rutgers University

2007-2009 NJ Commission on Cancer Research Fellowship

2009-2010 Hosei International Fund Foreign Scholar Fellowship: Hosei University

2011 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Nanotechnology for Cancer Medicine

Research Interests

Breast cancer, computational modeling, agent based models, image processing, metastasis, cancer stem cells and angiogenesis

Publications

Norton, K., Han, Z., Popel, A.S., and Pandey, N. “Antiangiogenic cancer drug sunitinib exhibits unexpected proangiogenic effects on endothelial cells.” OncoTargets and Therapy. Accepted.

Norton, K. and Popel, A.S. “An Agent-Based Model of Cancer Stem Cell initiated Avascular Tumor Growth and Metastasis: the Effect of Seeding Frequency and Location.” Journal of the Royal Society Interface. Accepted.

§  Gevertz, J., Aminzare, Z., Norton, K., Perez-Velazquez, J., Volkening, A., and Rejniak, K. “Emergence Of Anti-Cancer Drug Resistance: Exploring The Importance Of The Microenvironmental Niche Via A Spatial Model.” Applications of Dynamical Systems in Biology and Medicine. Submitted.

Norton, K., Namazi, S., Barnard, N., Fujibayashi, M., Bhanot, G., Ganesan, S., Iyatomi, H., Ogawa, K., & Shinbrot, T. “Identification of Two Novel 3D Architectures of Cribirform Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Using an Automated Reconstruction Algorithm.” PLoS One. 7(9), e44011.

Norton, K., Iyatomi, H., Celebi, M.E., Ishizaki, S., Sawada, M., Suzaki, R., Kobayashi, K., Tanaka, M., & Ogawa, K. “Three-Phase General Border Detection Method for Dermoscopy Images Using Non-uniform Illumination Correction.” Skin Research and Technology, 18(3), pp. 290-300.

K. Norton, M. Wininger, G. Bhanot, S. Ganesan, N. Barnard & T. Shinbrot. 2010. “A 2D Mechanistic Model of Breast Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) Morphology and Progression.” Journal of Theoretical Biology. 263, pp. 393-406. PMCID: PMC2839055

Abstract

Oral Presentations

“Exploring The Emergence Of Anti-Cancer Drug Resistance Through A Spatial Model.” Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen Institute of Computational Biology, Munich, Germany. July, 2014. *Presenter: Jana Gevertz.

Home town

Hyde Park, NY