Harrod and Yapindi (IMAGE) Southern Methodist University Caption Robert Harrod, SMU's Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, and Lacin Yapindi, a Ph.D. graduate student in Molecular and Cellular Biology at SMU, remove cell containers from a liquid nitrogen cryostorage vessel. Their study examined the effect of inhibiting TIGAR protein in HPV-induced cervical cancer cells to make chemotherapy more effective. Credit Southern Methodist University Usage Restrictions No restrictions, as long as SMU is given credit. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.