P01 Program Project Announcements

2019

  • Chang Jiang, PhD and Laura Torrente, PhD (DeNicola lab) received Travel Grants from Cayman Chemical to attend the AACR annual meeting. Congrats Chang and Laura!
  • Yun Pyo Kang, PhD (DeNicola lab) received the AACR-Takeda Oncology Lung Cancer Research Fellowship. Congrats Yun Pyo!
  • Andrea Mockabee-Macias joins the DeNicola lab. Welcome Andrea! 
  • Laura Torrente, PhD (DeNicola lab) was awarded best presentation at the Molecular Oncology Department Retreat
  • Xiaobo Li, PhD (Flores lab) received a poster award at the Molecular Oncology Department Retreat
  • Yun Pyo Kang, PhD (DeNicola lab) received a poster award at the Molecular Oncology Department Retreat
  • Gina DeNicola, PhD attended the Keystone Metabolism meeting and chaired the "Metabolism of ROS and survival" session.
  • Guohui Li, PhD joined the DeNicola and Koomen labs as a joint Research Scientist with the Lung Cancer Metabolism group. Welcome Guohui!
  • The DeNicola lab was awarded a Bankhead Coley grant from the State of Florida.

2018

  • Andrew Davis, PhD (Flores lab) was awarded best presentation by a junior member at the Department of Molecular Oncology – Research In Progress Seminar Series (RIP).
  • Andrew Davis, PhD (Flores lab) was awarded the Helmsley Scholarship to attend the Computational Genomics Course at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.
  • Hayley Ackerman, PhD (Flores lab) was awarded best presentation by a junior member at the Department of Molecular Oncology – Research In Progress Seminar Series (RIP).
  • Florian Karreth, PhD received a Melanoma Research Foundation Mucosal Melanoma Career Development Award.
  • The Flores lab was awarded a pilot grant from 10X Genomics to apply single cell RNA-seq to their studies of the p53 family in lung adenocarcinoma