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Spring Trainee Research Symposium

The Rogel Cancer Center congratulates our award winners from the Annual Trainee Research Symposium June 14, 2018

Short Talk Prize

Anna McCarter (Mentor: Mark Chiang)
Graduate Student, Rogel Cancer Center Program: Cancer Genetics
ETS1 DRIVES T-CELL LEUKEMIA BY ENHANCING NOTCH1 ACTIVITY AT ONCOGENIC TARGET GENES

Poster 1st Prize

Mirna Perusina-Lanfranca (Mentor: Tim Frankel)
Post Doc Fellow, Rogel Cancer Center Program: Cancer Hematopoiesis & Immunology
INTERLEUKIN 22 PROMOTES PANCREATIC CANCER TUMORIGENESIS

Poster 2nd Prize (tie)

Ally Hawkins (Mentor: Beth Lawlor)
Graduate Student, Rogel Cancer Center Program: Cancer Biology
b-CATENIN ACTIVATION ALTERS THE EWING SARCOMA SECRETOME REVEALING A NOVEL LINK BETWEEN WNT AND TGFb SIGNALING

Surinder Kumar (Mentor: David Lombard)
Post Doc Fellow, Rogel Cancer Center Program: Cancer Genetics
THE SIRTUIN SIRT5 DESUCCINYLATES AND REGULATES EWS-FLI1 ACTIVITY IN EWING SARCOMA

Poster 3rd Prize

Dipika Mohan (Mentor: Gary Hammer)
Graduate Student, Rogel Cancer Center Program: Developmental Therapeutics
G0S2 HYPERMETHYLATION PREDICTS RAPID RECURRENCE AND DEATH IN ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA

Congratulations to all trainees and mentors and thanks to all the attendees for their enthusiasm and participation!

Your commitment to research excellence and to improving the lives of cancer patients is a source of tremendous pride for all of us in the Rogel Cancer Center.

Elizabeth R. Lawlor M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Director for Education & Training

Elise R. Pfaltzgraff, Ph.D.
Education Coordinator

Questions/Comments:

Please contact Elise Pfaltzgraff, PhD at erpfaltz@umich.edu.