As an undergraduate I worked as a research assistant in the VCU Massey Cancer Center in the laboratory of Dr. Joyce Lloyd.  I completed my PhD in Molecular Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in the laboratory of Dr. Qun Zhou. During my dissertation studies I investigated the roles of microRNAs and cancer stem cells in early stage breast cancer. When I'm not in the lab I enjoy spending my time outdoors hiking or exploring.

recent publications

Duru N, Gernapudi R, Eades G, Eckert R, Zhou Q. Epigenetic Regulation of miRNAs and Breast Cancer Stem Cells.. Vol 1.; 2015. (Curr Pharmacol Rep; vol 1; no 3).
Eades G, Wolfson B, Zhang Y, Li Q, Yao Y, Zhou Q. lincRNA-RoR and miR-145 regulate invasion in triple-negative breast cancer via targeting ARF6.. Vol 13.; 2015. (Mol Cancer Res; vol 13; no 2).
Wolfson B, Eades G, Zhou Q. Adipocyte activation of cancer stem cell signaling in breast cancer.. Vol 6.; 2015. (World J Biol Chem; vol 6; no 2).
Li Q, Eades G, Yao Y, Zhang Y, Zhou Q. Characterization of a stem-like subpopulation in basal-like ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) lesions.. Vol 289.; 2014. (J Biol Chem; vol 289; no 3).
Li Q, Yao Y, Eades G, Liu Z, Zhang Y, Zhou Q. Downregulation of miR-140 promotes cancer stem cell formation in basal-like early stage breast cancer.. Vol 33.; 2014. (Oncogene; vol 33; no 20).
Eades G, Yang M, Yao Y, Zhang Y, Zhou Q. miR-200a regulates Nrf2 activation by targeting Keap1 mRNA in breast cancer cells.. Vol 286.; 2011. (J Biol Chem; vol 286; no 47).
Eades G, Yao Y, Yang M, Zhang Y, Chumsri S, Zhou Q. miR-200a regulates SIRT1 expression and epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT)-like transformation in mammary epithelial cells.. Vol 286.; 2011. (J Biol Chem; vol 286; no 29).