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Logan Northcutt

Logan is a PhD Candidate at Vanderbilt University in the Cancer Biology Program. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. At Morehouse College, Logan conducted research in the laboratory of Dr. Juana Mendenhall where he developed therapeutic hydrogels to regenerate degraded cartilage. A student at Morehouse, Logan was a member of the inaugural SR-EIP First Year Research Experience (F.Y.R.E.) at Vanderbilt University under the direction of Dr. Ann Richmond studying neutrophil entrainment for metastasized breast cancer cells.  As a graduate student at Vanderbilt, he is in the lab of Majan Rafat, Ph.D., and Julie Rhoades, Ph.D. where his project focuses on understanding how estrogen receptor signaling changes in the bone marrow for metastasized breast cancer cells.

Outside of the laboratory, Logan is an active member of the community. He served as Vanderbilt's Organization of Black Graduate and Professional Students President from 2020-2022 and is currently serving as a mentor for Vanderbilt University's STEM+C Program for freshman STEM majors.