Jennifer Bradford

Associate Professor

Jennifer Bradford

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Biological Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Georgia Cancer Center

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Bradford earned her Ph.D. from Emory University in Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. Bradford's current research interests focus on the tumor microenvironment.

  • (706) 667-4575
  • SCI C2020

Education

  • Ph.D., Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other Emory University, 2010

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • College of Science and Mathematics Excellence in Research Award Augusta University College of Science and Mathematics, 2019

  • Favorite Faculty Award Augusta University Housing and Residence Life, 2017

  • Future Faculty Fellowship Program Recipient UNC, 2013

  • Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentorship Award UNC, 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOL 6990

    Biological Research
  • BIOL 3200

    Genetics
  • BIOL 6780

    Molec Carcinogenesis
  • BIOL 4780

    Molecular Carcinogensis
  • CURS 3990

    Undergrad Research II
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I
  • BIOL 1101

    Fundamentals of Biology
  • BIOL 6980

    Research Proposal Development

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Targeting tumor microenvironment-associated cells to reverse therapy resistance, 2021
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Canonical NFκB signaling in myeloid cells is required for the glioblastoma growth., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Anti-Jagged Immunotherapy Inhibits MDSCs and Overcomes Tumor-Induced Tolerance., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • IKK/Nuclear Factor-kappaB and Oncogenesis: Roles in tumor-initiating cells and in the tumor microenvironment, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Canonical and non-canonical NF-κB signaling promotes basal-like breast cancer tumor-initiating cells, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Committee to Evaluate Departmental Guidelines to Full Professor 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Biosafety Liaison to the Department 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Faculty Search Committee (Tenure Track) 2021 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Search Committee (Tenure Track) 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Search Committee (Tenure Track) 2019 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Post Tenure Review Committee 2022 - 2022

    Role: Committee Member
  • Masters Degree in Biomolecular Science Program Design Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • New building design and transition committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Associate Dean for Research search 2014 - 2015

    Role: Other

University Service

  • Master Committee Member 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Master Thesis Advisor 2021 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Honors student in-field reader 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Honors student research mentor 2017 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Experimental Biology and Medicine 2022 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Georgia Journal of Science 2021 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Molecular Medicine 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Heterocyclic Communications 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Nature Communications 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Cub Scout Pack 122 Assistant Den Leader and Guest Speaker 2021 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Academy of Richmond County Science Fair Judge 2019 - 2019

  • Golden Harvest Food Bank - The Master\'s Table Soup Kitchen 2018

  • Senior Capstone Project Mentor (high school) 2014 - 2015

    Role: Other