During last 11 years since 2010, Dr Sukocheva has been employed as Research Scientist and Lecturer at Flinders University.
Dr Sukocheva completed Ph.D. in Biophysics in 1997 (Uzbekistan). She was awarded Muskie Fellowship in 1999 and had an opportunity to earn Masters in Public Health (MPH) at State University of New York (SUNY, NY, USA) and work as a Postdoctoral Scientist at New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Laboratories.
In 2001, Dr Sukocheva was appointed as postdoctoral research scientist and later on as senior research officer at Hanson Cancer Research Institute (SA Pathology, Division of Human Immunology, Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB)) where Dr Sukocheva worked till the end of 2009 investigating potential therapeutic targets against mammary cancers and infection-linked pathologies.
In 2010, Dr Sukocheva was awarded CME Kelly Cancer Research Fellowship at Flinders University and joined Professor David Watson oesophageal cancer research laboratory. Working at Flinders Department of Surgery, Sukocheva aimed to address the role of oestrogen receptor modulators in regulation of oesophageal cancer cell growth.The project was supported by SAHMRI Beat the Cancer grant.
Dr Sukocheva ongoing research interest belongs to the field of cancer cell biology. She is interested to investigate the role of inflammation and steroid hormone signalling in cancer development and progression. During last 7 years she was and is actively involved in Health Sciences teaching at the College of Nursing. Dr Sukocheva's current research interest is focused on breast and gastrointestinal cancers, lipid signaling, and cancer stem cell metabolism.
PhD ( 1997), Tashkent State University, Uzbekistan;
Master's in Public Health (2001), State University of New York (SUNY), USA
BSc ( Biomedical sciences;1992), Tashkent State University, Uzbekistan.
Techical University of Dresden (Germany) International collaboration and travel award (2018)
CME Kelly Cancer Research fellowship at Flinders University 2010-2015
Beat the Cancer Blue Sky grant (SAHMRI) 2013-2014
Lyn Wrigley Cancer Research Grant, Flinders Foundation (2013-2014)
Flinders University Establishment/Seeding Grants ( 2010;2011)
FASEB International Conference Award (USA)/Invited Speaker (2008)
Pfizer International Conference Award (EU) /Invited Speaker (2007)
Cancer Council Intenational Conference Award (2006)
Lecturer in Health Sciences HLTH1004,
Topic coordinator/Lecturer in Research Methods SPTH1202;
Tutor in Quantitative methods HLTH3105
College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Human Biosciences; Molecular Biology; Endocrinology; Immunology
Qantitative methods in Health Sciences (meta-analysis of data);
biomedical essay writing workshops
Masters - DEC 2013
MD - NOV 2013
MS - MAY 2014
Special Issue Guest Editor at Cancers, MDPI
PlosOne Academic Editor since January 2019
Editorial Board Member at World Journal of Clinical Oncology since 2018
Invited Peer reviewer for Seminars In Cancer Biology, British Journal of Pharmacology; Journal of Cell Death; Molecules; Gene; OncoTargets and Therapy; International Journal of Nanomedicine; Clinical Interventions in Aging; Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management; MDPI journals etc can be seen on Publons
Dr Sukocheva is interested in data science meta-analysis research.
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