The $200,000 award from the TRDRP will support our studies on the impact of splicing factor mutations in lung cancer associated with tobacco exposure for 3 years. Thanks to Eva and Cameron for their key contributions to this proposal!
Matt and Carmelle were both awarded Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarships. The funding will support Matt’s work on analyzing gene expression changes in the innate immune system and Carmelle’s project on discovering aberrant splicing biomarkers in cancer cells. Congratulations!
Cameron was awarded a fellowship in the 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition. The $72,000 fellowship over 3 years will support Cameron’s research on U2AF1 mutations in cancer.
Angela was chosen for the 2018 Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Award, part of the UC Santa Cruz Chancellor’s Achievement Awards for Diversity. The selection committee consisted of faculty, staff, and student representatives from across the campus. She and other diversity award winners will be honored at the Cowell Ranch Hay Barn on Tuesday, May 29th. Congratulations!