Ten outstanding PhD Candidates will represent Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and Western University at the Canadian Student Health Research Forum (CSHRF) at the University of Manitoba from June 2 – 4, 2015. Congratulations to:
Amy Burke (Biochemistry)
Christiane Burton (Medical Biophysics)
Hinissan Kohio (Microbiology & Immunology)
James Kryklywy (Neuroscience)
Matthew Lowerison (Medical Biophysics)
Adam Paish (Medical Biophysics)
Michael Pest (Physiology and Pharmacology)
Anusha Ratneswaran (Physiology and Pharmacology)
Jessica Tong (Anatomy and Cell Biology)
Joseph Zeppa (Microbiology & Immunology)
Congratulations to Gracie Pio and Matt Piaseczny, MSc Candidates in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, who were invited to give presentations at the 2015 American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in April:
Gracie Pio:Soluble bone-derived osteopontin mediates migration and stem-like growth of human breast cancer cells via integrin and CD44 signaling.
Matt Piaseczny: The lung microenvironment influences metastatic behavior of breast cancer cells in an innovative 3D ex vivo pulmonary metastasis model.
Congratulations to the Allan Lab on being featured in the story “Pioneering 3D research may help treat breast cancer” on CTV London. Watch the video.