Session 1O

Cancer Biology

12:30 PM to 2:15 PM | Moderated by Hannele Ruohola-Baker
Add to my favorites An Observational Study on Breast Size Metrics for a Seattle Cancer Screening Population
Presenters
  • Payton Christiano, Senior, Bioengineering
  • Siying (Lysia) Li, Senior, Informatics: Data Science
Mentors
  • Larry Pierce, Radiology, UW Medical Center
  • Paul Kinahan, Radiology, UW Medical Center

Add to my favorites Outcomes among Merkel Cell Carcinoma Patients with Chronic Immunosuppression
Presenter
  • Maclean Cook, Senior, Neurobiology UW Honors Program
Mentors
  • Paul Nghiem, Medicine
  • Yolanda Tseng, Radiation Oncology, UW Medical Center

Add to my favorites Deriving Dendritic Cells from Acute Myeloid Leukemia Blasts for Immunotherapy
Presenter
  • Hunter Culp, Senior, Biology (Physiology)
Mentors
  • Marie Bleakley, Pediatrics
  • Melinda Biernacki, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Add to my favorites Optimization of Chlorotoxin Conjugation to Nanoparticle: Targeting Chemotherapeutics to Glioblastomas
Presenter
  • Dua Naveed Khan, Senior, Biology (Molecular, Cellular & Developmental) UW Honors Program
Mentor
  • Miqin Zhang, Materials Science & Engineering

Add to my favorites Identification of Mutations Induced by Radiation and HER2 Overexpression in Breast Carcinogenesis
Presenter
  • Seung (Tony) Lee, Senior, Chemistry, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Eun Hyun Ahn, Pathology

Add to my favorites In Vivo Screen for Drugs that Can Target Cancer Stem Cells Utilizing Drosophila Germ-Line Stem Cell Model
Presenters
  • Arlene Rivas, Sophomore, Pre-Health Sciences
  • Ermyas A (Ermyas) Kahsai, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Nahom Yilma (Nahom) Seyoum, Senior, Biology (Bothell Campus)
  • Deepkiran Singh, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentors
  • Hannele Ruohola-Baker, Biochemistry
  • Rebecca Kreipke, Biochemistry
  • Fillipo Artoni, Biochemistry

Add to my favorites Investigating the Role of Proline-Rich Tyrosine Kinase 2 (Pyk2) in Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition and Tumor Metastasis
Presenter
  • Jiye (Stella) Shin, Senior, Biochemistry
Mentor
  • Taran Gujral, Genome Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

Add to my favorites Development of a Renal Cell Carcinoma Kidney-Tumor-on-a-Chip to Mimic Tumor-Induced Angiogenesis
Presenter
  • Connor Tsuchida, Senior, Bioengineering Mary Gates Scholar, UW Honors Program, Undergraduate Research Conference Travel Awardee, Washington Research Foundation Fellow
Mentors
  • Ying Zheng, Bioengineering
  • Chris Miller, Medicine