Winners of Gary Kruh Virtual Poster Competition announced

The students were unable to personally discuss their work at the Gary Kruh Virtual Poster Competition this year, but the research was no less impactful. Congratulations to the winners, who will be featured in an extended story to be published in an upcoming newsletter. They are:

Translational Oncology

Garcinia mangostana xanthones degrade the androgen receptor in castration resistant prostate cancer cells
Presenter: Mirielle Nauman
College: Pharmacy
Mentor: Jeremy Johnson, PhD, Department of Pharmacy Practice

Resolution of Tumor-related Lipid Exudation with Conservative Management
Presenter: Abid Haseeb
College: Medicine
Mentor: Dr. William Mieler, Department of Ophthalmology

Cancer Prevention and Control

Survivors Advising Scientists Educational Program: Collaborating to Create Educational Tools
Presenter: Tova Bergsten
College: Pharmacy, Medicine
Mentor: Joanna Burdette, PhD, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Project Mentor: Kimberly Richardson

Guideline adherence for risk reducing salpingo-oophorectomy among diverse women with BRCA mutations at the University of Illinois Hospital
Presenter: Alexandra Lamacki
College: Medicine
Mentor: Dr. Shannon MacLaughlan David, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Cancer Biology

Maintenance of Terminal Differentiation by Retinoblastoma and Hippo Tumor Suppressors
Presenter: Alexandra Rader
College: Medicine
Mentor: Max Frolov, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Assay Development for the Discovery of Early Autophagy Inhibitors to Serve as Potential Cancer Therapeutics

Presenter: Maryna Salkovski
College: Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mentor: Leslie Aldrich, PhD, Department of Chemistry

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