Dr. Candis S. DuBose
Dr. Candis DuBose is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. Her current research focuses on determining the genetic underpinnings of alcohol-related phenotypes in mice. As a post-doctoral fellow, she has co-authored a book chapter on microRNA and its role in alcoholism. Dr. DuBose was awarded both the AGEP and GAAN fellowships in 2005 and completed her graduate studies at the University of Iowa in the fall of 2010. In December 2010, Dr. DuBose earned her doctorate in Biomedical Engineering where her research focused on chronic low back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration. She earned her Master’s of Science in Biomedical Engineering in 2009 where her work focused on spinal manipulation and intervertebral disc degeneration. She earned her Bachelors of Science in Physics at Xavier University of Louisiana in 2003. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.