PHCO New Student Talks

When Jun 01, 2018
from 10:30 AM to 03:00 PM
Where 4007 GMB
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New PHCO students (L to R): Ana Cartaya, Taylor Enrico, Emily Fennell, Sandra Zarmer, Blaide Woodburn, Marissa Bivins, Danielle Chappell, Chitra Saran, Selin Altinok, Jeffrey Diberto.  Not pictured: Liz Kulko.

We hope that you will plan to join us for our PHCO New Student Talks. Through these talks we welcome our 11 New PHCO Students. The Talks this year will be broken down into a morning session and a afternoon session. We hope that you can come by to support the students as they give their talks. 

Morning Session starts at 10:30 AM


Selin Altinok (Ben Major Lab), "Changes in neoantigen expression with HDAC1 and HDAC3 knockdown in bladder cancer."
Marissa Bivins (Matt Redinbo Lab), "Cancer Drug Reactivation and the Gut Microbiome" 
Jeffrey Diberto (Bryan Roth Lab), "Efforts Towards the Development of a Niacin Receptor-Based DREADD"
Ana Cartaya (Edward Bahnson Lab), "Reducing conformational dynamics of the anaphase Promoting Complex to achieve high resolution structures." 
Sandra Zarmer (Jen Jen Yeh Lab), “The inflammatory potential of adhesive-invasive E. coli and the pks island.”

Afternoon Session starts at 1 PM


Danielle Chappell (Blossom Damania Lab), "Tropolones As Potential Agents to Inhibit the Lifecycle of KSHV."
Taylor Enrico (Mike Emanuele Lab), "Effect of cinnamic aldehyde on oral squamous cell carcinoma."
Chitra Saran (Kim Brouwer Lab), “Studying synthetic lethality to target DNA repair in BRCA-mutant breast cancer”
Emily Fennell (Lee Graves Lab), "ONC201 and Derivatives: Characterization of Mechanism of Action" 
Elizaveta Kulko (Nick Brown Lab), “Elucidation of transactivation mechanism of VEGFR3”
Blaide Woodburn (Ron Swanstrom Lab), “Exploring CD4 Independent HIV Infection in the CNS