2022 Predoctoral Awardees

Diliara Bagautdinova, M.A.

Mentor: Carla Fisher, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Healthy Adult Development in AYA Oncology: Promoting Identity Development by Enhancing Family and Clinician Communication”

Miles Cameron, B.Sc.

Mentor: Andrew Judge, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Identification of Mechanisms and a Novel Therapeutic Intervention to Counter Cancer-associated Cachexia”

Minh-Chau Le, B.S.

Mentor: Hugh Fan, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Microfluidic Platforms for the Detection of Rare Cells in Sarcomas and Triple-Negative Breast Cancer”

Nam Nguyen, Pharm.D.

Mentor: Jatinder Lamba, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “CRISPR/Cas9 Screening to Identify Modulators of Chemotherapy Response in Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)”

Sadeem Qdaisat, B.S.

Mentor: Elias Sayour, M.D., Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Resetting IFN-I signaling to unlock cancer immunogenicity”

Gregory Takacs, B.S.

Mentor: Jeffrey Harrison, Ph.D.

Dissertation Title: “Investigating mechanisms of CCR2+ myeloid cell-derived immune suppression in glioblastoma”

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