May 15, 2019,
by DCEG Staff
Eight postbaccalaureate fellows in DCEG presented at the May 2019 NIH Postbac Poster Day, sponsored by the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education. Posters were judged by teams of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, and staff scientists/staff clinicians. Seraph Han-Yin Lin of the Laboratory of Translational Genomics, received a Best Poster award. Participants included:
Daina Eiser, B.A.
"Mapping the Epigenomic Landscape of Pancreatic Cell Lines"
Mentors: Jason Hoskins, Ph.D., Laufey Amundadottir, Ph.D.
Naomi Gordon, B.A.
"Elucidating Mechanisms Contributing to Pancreatic Cancer Risk at the chr22q12.1 Locus"
Mentors: Ashley Jermusyk, Ph.D., Dr. Amundadottir
Cole Graham, B.A.
"Using Burden Testing of Whole-exome Sequencing Data to Examine the Relationship between CDKN2A Mutation Carrier Status and Pancreatic Cancer"
Mentor: Alisa Goldstein, Ph.D.
Seraph Han-Yin Lin, B.M.
"Alternative Splicing of APOBEC3B as an Intrinsic and Targetable Modulator of APOBEC-mediated Mutagenesis"
Mentors: Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson, Ph.D., Rouf Banday, Ph.D.
Lindsey Mehl, B.A.
"Functional Analysis of Tanning and Melanoma Risk Locus chr7p21.1 Implicates the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AHR)"
Mentor: Kevin Brown, Ph.D.
Alaina Shreves, B.S.
"Exploring Cancer Risks for the Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Third Generation"
Mentor: Robert Hoover, M.D., Sc.D.
Mone't Thompson, B.S.
"Prevalence of PARN Germline Mutations in Disease and the General Population"
Mentor: Sharon Savage, M.D.
Andrew Vu, B.S.
"Massively Parallel Reporter Assays Combined with Cell-type Specific eQTL Identified a Functional Melanoma Risk Variant in MX2 gene"
Mentors: Dr. Brown, Jiyeon Choi, Ph.D.