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DCEG Fellows Present at the 2014 NIH Postbac Poster Day

In May, six DCEG fellows presented posters at the 2014 NIH Postbac Poster Day, sponsored by the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education. Marta Dzyadyk, former fellow in the Laboratory of Translational Genomics (LTG), received an Outstanding Poster Award for a poster that scored among the top 20 percent of those presented. Posters were judged by teams of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, and staff scientists/staff clinicians.

The following DCEG posters were displayed at the event:

Hilary Robbins, M.S.P.H.
“Immunogenicity assessment of HPV16/18 vaccine using the glutathione s-transferase multiplex serology assay”
Mentor: Mahboobeh Safaeian, Ph.D.

Lienard Chang
“Organ dose conversion coefficients for pediatric reference computational phantoms exposed to external photon radiation fields”
Mentor: Choonsik Lee, Ph.D.

Marta Dzyadyk (former LTG fellow)
“Functional analysis of the pancreatic cancer NR5A2 risk locus on chr1q32.1”
Mentors: Laufey Amundadottir, Ph.D., and Jinping Jia, Ph.D.

Mickey Emmanuel (former LTG fellow)
“Functional characterization of the chr13q22.1 pancreatic cancer risk locus suggests allele-specific effects on DIS3 expression with prognostic implications”
Mentors: Laufey Amundadottir, Ph.D., and Jason Hoskins, Ph.D.

Nicholas Khan
“Decision analysis of BRCA2 Fanconi anemia patients considering preemptive bone marrow transplant”
Mentor: Jennifer T. Loud, R.N., C.R.N.P., D.N.P.

Ashley Paquin
“Comparative quantitative detection of IFNL4 protein in human samples”
Mentors: Dr. Patricia Porter-Gill and Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson, Ph.D.