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Alyssa Bottrell

Physician (Psychiatry), Troy, MI

Education: BS, Oakland University, Biochemistry
Graduate Program Affiliation: Pathology
Research Interests: Breast Cancer
Clinical Interests: Medical Oncology
AdvisorHyeong-Reh Kim, Ph.D., Pathology


  1. Goldberg AF, Ritter LM, Khattree N, Peachy NS, Fariss RN, Dang L, Yu M, Bottrell AR. 2007. An intramembrane glutamic acid governs peripherin/rds function from photoreceptor disk morphogenesis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 48(7):2975-86.
  2. “Soluable expression of the EC2 domain of peripherin/rds.” Poster presentation. Center for Biomedical Research’s Biomedical Research Forum.
  3. “Alternative fuels and making school chemistry laboratories “greener.” Poster presentation and demonstration. Green Chemistry Symposium.


  1. Bottrell, AR, Raju, U, Lu, M, Kapke, A, Wolman, SR, Worsham, MJ. 2007. Risk Factors for Breast Cancer from Benign Breast Disease in a Diverse Population. Abstract for poster presentation at the American Association for Cancer Research the Science of Cancer Health Disparities Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 27th-30th, 2007.
  2. Bottrell, AR, Raju, U, Kapke, A, Lu, M, Wolman, SR, Worsham, MJ. Abstract (accepted), American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2008, San Diego, CA, April 2008.


  1. American Association for Cancer Research-AstraZeneca Scholar-in-Training Travel Award to attend the November 2007 AACR Science of Cancer Health Disparities Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  2. American Assocation for Cancer Research-Aflac Scholar-in-Training Travel award to attend the April 2008 AACR Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Outside Interests: My beautiful baby. I love movies, traveling and food. I like to cook, but I haven’t figured out if I’m any good at it yet. I also volunteer for the Michigan Humane Society training the shelter dogs and helping with annual telethon/adoptathon.