June 20, 2018

Congratulations to Research Day Winners!

By msequeira

Congratulations to the Research Day poster winners! Research Day took place Saturday, May 19. Several people from each of the four research programs presented at the event, which included almost 60 posters.

Research Day Poster Winners

The Research Day poster winners are:

Emanuel Salazar-Cavazos
Integrating Multiplex Single-Molecule Pull-Down (SiMPull) Data and Computational Modeling to Understand EGFR Signaling
Translational Cancer Biology & Signaling Research Program
6th year BSGP student
Mentor: Dr. Diane S. Lidke

Richard A. Pepermans
Identification of an ER-Selective Antagonist Lacking GPER Selectivity for the Treatment of ER-Positive Breast Cancers
Translational Cancer Biology & Signaling Research Program
4th year BSGP student
Mentor: Dr. Eric Prossnitz

Jessica Weber
KoVariome: Korean National Standard Reference Variome Database of Whole Genomes with Comprehensive SNV, indel, CNV, and SV analyses
Cancer Genetics, Epigenetics & Genomics Research Program
PhD Candidate, Department of Biology
Mentor: Dr. Jeremy Edwards

Kostiantyn Dreval
Determinants and Functions of Selective RBPJ Retention on Mitotic Chromatin
Cancer Genetics, Epigenetics & Genomics Research Program
PhD, 1st year Post Doc
Mentor: Dr. Hua-Ying Fan

Angelea Maestas-Olguin
The Endocytotic Fate of a Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Supported Lipid Bilayer CRISPR Delivery Vehicle
Cancer Therapeutics Research Program
Undergraduate
Mentor: Dr. Rita Serda

Alexander Hafez
Regulation and Downstream Targets of miR-106a~363
Translational Cancer Biology & Signaling Research Program
3rd year BSGP student
Mentor: Dr. Matthew Fero

Adrian J. Luna
The EGFR/ERK Signaling Pathway is a Critical Regulator of Oncogenic HPV Early Viral Transcription and Replication
Translational Cancer Biology & Signaling Research Program
4th year BSGP Student
Mentor: Dr. Michelle Ozbun

Nitesh K Kunda
A Novel Approach to Increase the Efficacy and Decrease the Toxicity  of Ccombination Therapies for Lung Cancer
Cancer Therapeutics Research Program
4rd year PhD student
Mentor: Dr. Pavan Muttil

Carolina Franco Nitta
EGF Activation of EGFR Drives Crosstalk with RON at the Plasma Membrane
Translational Cancer Biology & Signaling Research Program
5th year Post Doc
Mentor: Dr. Diane S. Lidke

Graham Ford
Meditative Interventions and Mental Health for Men with Cancer: A Meta-analysis 
Cancer Control Research Program
4th year PhD Student Clinical Psychology
Mentors: Drs. Kevin Vowles (Psychology) and Anita Kinney (UNM CCC)

Adrien Bosseboeuf
Infectious Antigen-dependent BCR Signaling in Multiple Myeloma
Translational Cancer Biology & Signaling Research Program
3rd year Post Doc
Mentor: Dr. Bridget Wilson

Dr. Martha Manda-Mapalo
Breast Cancer Screening among Medically Underserved Women in New Mexico:   Comparing Outcomes and LOwering Recall Rates with Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (3-D) VErsus Full-Field Digital (2-D) Mammography: The LOVE New Mexico Study
Cancer Therapeutics Research Program
1st year Hematology/Oncology Fellow
Mentors: Drs. Stephanie Fine and Ursa Brown-Glaberman

 

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