Edwin Squirewell

Edwin Squirewell, Ph.D.
Edwin Squirewell, Ph.D.


  • Ph.D., Pharmacy (Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry), University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2014
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Charleston Southern University, Charleston, SC, 2009

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Drug Metabolism
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Science

Research Experience

  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 2017 – Present.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, 2014 – 2016.
  • Graduate Research Fellow, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2009 – 2014.

Professional Affiliations

  • 2013 Member, University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center in Cancer Signaling and Experimental Therapeutics
  • 2012 Member, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)

Honors and Awards

  • University of Florida Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research, 2017
  • Mayo Clinic Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 2014
  • Joseph G. Cannon Excellence in Graduate Research Award, 2012
  • University of Iowa Dean’s Graduate Research Fellowship, 2009
  • South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Faculty/Student Research Grant, 2009


Heim, B. J., Squirewell, E. J., Neu, A., Zocher, G., Sominidi-Damodaran, S., Wyles, S. P., Nikolova, E., Behrendt, N., Saunte, D. M., Lock-Anderson, J., Gaonkar, K. S., Yan, H., Sakaria, J. N., Krendel, M., van Deursen, J., Sprangers, R., Stehle, T., Böttcher, R. T., Lee, J. –H, Ordog, T., Meves, A., “Myosin-1E Interacts with FAK Proline rich Region 1 to Induce Fibronectin-Type Matrix.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 114(15): 3933-3938.

Meves, A., Nikolova, E., Heim, B. J., Squirewell, E. J., Cappel, M.A., Pittelkow, M. R., Otley, C. C., Behrendt, N., Saunte, D. M., Andersen, J. L., Schenck, L. A., Weaver, A. L., Suman, V. J., (2015) “Tumor cell adhesion as a risk factor for sentinel lymph node metastasis in primary cutaneous melanoma.” Journal of Clinical Oncology. 33(23): 2509-2515.

Squirewell, E. J., and Duffel, M. W., (2015) “The Effects of Endoxifen and Other Major Metabolites of Tamoxifen on the Sulfation of Estradiol Catalyzed by Human Cytosolic Sulfotransferases hSULT1E1 and hSULT1A1*1.” Drug Metabolism and Disposition. 43(6): 843-850.

Squirewell, E. J., Qin, X., and Duffel, M. W., (2014) “Endoxifen and Other Metabolites of Tamoxifen Inhibit Human Hydroxysteroid Sulfotransferase 2A1 (hSULT2A1).” Drug Metabolism and Disposition. 42(11): 1843-1850.

Contact Information

Email: esquirewell@ufl.edu